The reality of not having a state budget in nearly two years could pose a threat to the continued roadway work across the State of Illinois. Without a stopgap measure by the state, the Illinois Tollway will be unable to pay contractors effective July 1, 2017 and bring all work to a stopping point. Read […]
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board seeks a mediator to solve the dispute related to land sought by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to construct highway ramps over the Canadian Pacific train tracks just west of O’Hare International Airport. The two parties are arguing about whether federal interstate commerce laws trump the Tollway’s eminent domain […]
Kane County voters approved $50 million referendum for land acquisition and capital improvements. Eighty percent of the money from the referendum is intended for the acquisition of about 2,000 acres of land, and about 20 percent for capital improvement. Read more here.
Route 53 has long been discussed about a potential expansion to alleviate traffic congestion with a price tag of almost $2.6 billion. The Customer Service and Planning Committee has officially recommended an environmental impact study of the Route 53 expansion north into Lake County. The recommendation will go to a full board vote on Thursday, […]