Draft Environmental Impact Statement
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) was prepared for the Chicago to St. Louis High-Speed Rail Corridor Program. The Draft EIS included a Tier 1 corridor-level evaluation, which can be viewed by clicking on the links below.
The Draft EIS public comment period is now closed.
Please note, the following documents are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF Format . If you do not currently have Adobe Acrobat software, it is available for download at no cost on the Internet.
Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement
2.0 Purpose and Need for Action
4.0 Affected Environment
5.0 Environmental Consequences
6.0 Transportation Impacts
7.0 Implementation Plan
8.0 Comments and Coordination
9.0 List of Preparers
10.0 Distribution of the Tier 1 DEIS
Appendix A. Alternative Exhibits
Appendix B. Prime Farmlands
Appendix C. Threatened and Endangered Species
Appendix D. Special Waste
Appendix E. Potential Grade Separation Crossings and Protection Measures
Appendix F. Agency Coordination
Appendix G. Federal Register Notice of Intent