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Welcome to the Illinois High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail website. This site has been created to facilitate public input and provide information about the process and schedule. We invite you to explore the site regarding these studies.

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Walter Strawn Drive Closing Jan. 28 in Elwood
ELWOOD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Walter Strawn Drive at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks just west of Illinois 53 will be closed to traffic, weather permitting, on Wednesday, Jan. 28. more >

Walter Strawn Drive Closing Jan. 28 in Elwood
ELWOOD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Walter Strawn Drive at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks just west of Illinois 53 will be closed to traffic, weather permitting, on Wednesday, Jan. 28. more >

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