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Illinois Department of Transportation
IDOT Announces Multi-Year Program Public Meetings
Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is asking the public to participate in meetings being held throughout the state to help develop the upcoming Fiscal Year 2017-2022 Multi-Year Program (MYP).
The following meetings are scheduled:
Sept. 28, 2015*
4-6 p.m.
River Valley METRO Mass Transit
1137 E. 5000 N. (St. George) Road
Bourbonnais, Ill.
(Approx. 1/3 mile west of IL 50; enter building via south main entrance.)
Sept. 29, 2015*
4-6 p.m.
Effingham KC Hall Meeting Room
1501 W. Fayette Ave.
Effingham, Ill.
Oct. 7, 2015*
4-7 p.m.
Illinois Terminal Champaign
45 E. University Ave.
Champaign, Ill.
Oct. 8, 2015
4-6 p.m.
Decatur Public Library
130 N. Franklin St.
Decatur, Ill.
Oct. 8, 2015*
4-6 p.m.
IDOT District 8 Office
1102 Eastport Plaza Dr.
Collinsville, Ill.
Oct. 13, 2015
4-6 p.m.
City of Pontiac – Council Chambers
115 W. Howard St.
Pontiac, Ill.
(Approx. 3/4 mile east of IL 23; enter building via south main entrance.)
Oct. 13, 2015*
4:30-7 p.m.
IDOT District 4 Office
401 Main St.
Peoria, Ill.
(Meeting will be held on 6th floor of building; take elevator to meeting room.)
Oct. 13, 2015
4-6 p.m.
Breese Activity Center
419 South Clinton St.
Breese, Ill.
Oct. 14, 2015*
1-4 p.m.
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
Willis Tower
233 S. Wacker Dr. #800
Chicago, Ill.
Valid photo ID is necessary for entering Willis Tower; please register with Ingrid Witherspoon at 312-454-0400 or iwitherspoon@cmap.illinois.gov to be placed on the visitor list.
Oct. 14, 2015
4-6 p.m.
IDOT District 6 Office
126 E.  Ash St.
Springfield, Ill.
Oct. 22, 2015
2-6 p.m.
IDOT District 1 Office
201 West Center Ct.
Schaumburg, Ill.
Oct. 22, 2015
4-6 p.m.
DeKalb City Hall
2nd floor City Council Chamber
200 S. 4th St.
DeKalb, Ill.
(Enter building via east main entrance off parking lot.)
Oct. 22, 2015
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Quincy Public Library
Large Conference Room
526 Jersey St.
Quincy, Ill.
Oct. 22, 2015*
4-7 p.m.
John A. Logan College
Center for Business & Industry, Room. F118/F119
Logan College Road
Carterville, Ill.
Oct. 27, 2015
4-6 p.m.
IDOT District 3 Office
700 East Norris Drive
Ottawa, Ill.
(Enter building via south main entrance.)
Oct. 29, 2015*
4-6 p.m.
Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning (RMAP)
313 N. Main St.
Rockford, Ill.
* Denotes meetings where participants will be able to review transit data and provide information for the development of the first Statewide Public Transportation Plan. Springfield area residents: You will be able to review this data and provide information from 4-6 p.m. Sept. 30 at 200 N. 11th St. in Springfield, during a public meeting with the Springfield Mass Transit District. Click here for more information on the Statewide Public Transportation Plan.
The MYP is a proposed highway improvement program for statewide transportation investment, based on current estimates of local, state and federal funding. The current FY 2016-2021 MYP reflects approximately $8.385 billion in planned highway projects.
Meeting attendees can submit written comments on the development of the proposed MYP and IDOT’s planning procedures. Staff from IDOT will be available to answer any questions.
Written comments also will be accepted at IDOT’s district offices. Email comments can be submitted to DOT.OPPMYPOutreach@illinois.gov throughMonday, Nov. 16.