Illinois Tollway and Canadian Pacific Potential Mediation Over Land Dispute

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 powers to condemn property from Canadian Pacific.  Read more.

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