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Public Meetings - 2016

Date

Time

Location

Topic

Thursday, December 8, 2016

 4 PM - 7 PM

Wyndham Springfield City Centre         
700 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701


Public Hearing for the Springfield 3rd Street Corridor improvements and proposed crossing closures.

June 9, 2016

5 PM to 7 PM 

Atrium Hotel and Conference Center

 

3800 Homer Adams Parkway

Alton, IL 62002

Updates provided on upcoming constsruction

March 23, 2016

5 PM to 7 PM

Pontiac Community Recreation Center

900 N. Elm St.

Pontiac, IL 61764

Updates provided on upcoming construction

March 24, 2016

5 PM to 7 PM

Joliet Public Library - Black Road Branch

3395 Black Rd.

Joliet, IL 60431

Updates provided on upcoming construction

March 29, 2016

5 PM to 7 PM

Uptown Station

11 Uptown Circle

Normal, IL 61761

Updates provided on upcoming construction

March 31, 2016

5 PM to 7 PM

American Legion Post 263

1740 5th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

Updates provided on upcoming construction

May 5, 2016

4 PM – 7 PM

ASIP Local 150

19800 W. South Arsenal Rd.

Wilmington, IL 60481

Kankakee River Bridge and Track Improvements Supplemental Environmental Assessment Public Meeting. To provide information regarding the Kankakee River Bridge and Track Improvements environmental documentation and proposed Program activities.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format, and interested persons may visit any time between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to review exhibits and to meet with IDOT and study team representatives. A brief presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m.

Click here to view the Supplemental EA. Copies are also available for review at the Wilmington Public Library. Comments on this document can be submitted on the Program website, through the mail or at the public meeting. Comments received through May 13, 2016 will become part of the official record.

 

May 11, 2016

5 PM – 7 PM

Chatham American Legion Post 759

206 W Chestnut St

Chatham, IL 62629

 

Illinois High-Speed Rail Construction Update Public Meeting. The purpose of the public meeting is to inform attendees about upcoming construction that will be taking place in and around their communities.

 

 

Public Meetings - 2015

Date

Time

Location

Topic

July 29, 2015

4 PM to 7 PM

Knights of

Columbus

1713 Stamper Lane

Godfrey, IL 62035

Madison and Jersey Counties Grade Crossings. The work associated with the crossings at Alby Street in the Village of Godfrey (Madison County) and Terpening Road & David Lane in Piasa Township (Jersey County) includes roadway work at and adjacent to the railroad tracks, the installation of safety crossing protection features, and additional roadway improvements.

August 19, 2015

4 PM to 7 PM

Wilmington City Hall

1165 S. Water St.

Wilmington, IL 60481

Updates provided on Wilmington area improvements

August 27, 2015

4 PM to 7 PM

Wilmington VFW

557 W. Baltimore St.

Wilmington, IL 60481

Kankakee River Bridge and Track Improvements Public Meeting

To provide information regarding the Kankakee River Bridge and Track Improvements environmental documentation and proposed Program activities.

Public Meetings - 2014

Date

Time

Location

Topic

October 30, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Knights of Columbus

217 N. Limit Street

Lincoln, IL 62656

Logan, Macoupin and Sangamon County Grade Crossings

The work associated with the crossings at Main and Lincoln Street in Lawndale, 1010 Avenue and County Road 600N in Logan County, Andrew Road in Sherman, Goldenrod Road in Sangamon County, Montgomery Road in Sangamon and Macoupin Counties, and Piasa Road and Cambridge Road in Macoupin County includes roadway work at and adjacent to the railroad tracks, the installation of safety crossing protection features, and additional roadway improvements.

 

October 28, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center

19067 W. Frontage Road

Raymond, IL 62560

September 30, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Route 66 Hotel and Convention Center

625 East St. Joseph Street

Springfield, IL 62703

Springfield Flyover - This project, the Tier 2 Environmental Assessment and Design Report, will study the impacts and design alternatives of a proposed rail grade separated overpass, or flyover, in south Springfield near the Village of Southern View.

 

August 7, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Immaculate Conception Parish

110 S. School St.

Braidwood, IL 60408

Braidwood Siding - The work associated with this project includes construction of a new parallel railroad siding from north of Main Street to south of Coal City Road in Braidwood, along with drainage and track improvements, fencing, and construction of an access road.

 

July 29, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

201 Broadway Avenue

Normal, IL 61761

Chenoa to Atlanta Construction Activities - Work associated with the Chenoa to Atlanta portion of the corridor includes upgrades to track, at-grade crossings and signals, new turnouts, and related activities. 

 

July 22, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Knights of Columbus

217 N. Limit Street

Lincoln, IL 62656

Lincoln to Auburn Construction Activities - Work associated with the Lincoln to Auburn portion of the corridor includes the construction or reconstruction of sidings at Athol, Ridgley, Auburn and Elkhart. The project also consists of at-grade crossing upgrades, signal updates, new turnouts and related work.

 

June 17, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

City of Pontiac

Council Chambers

115 West Howard Street

Pontiac, Illinois 61764

At-Grade Rail Crossings in Dwight and Pontiac - The purpose of this meeting was to provide the public with information regarding improvements to the at-grade railroad crossings on the Illinois High-Speed Rail Corridor. These crossings include Mazon Avenue, Chippewa Street, E 2000 N. Road, Reynolds Street, E 1600 N. Road, and E 1200 N. Road.  

 

April 10, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Knights of Columbus

1713 Stamper Lane

Godfrey, Illinois 62035

Shipman to Godfrey Track Improvement Project - The study area includes a nearly 22-mile section of the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) from Shipman, Illinois to Godfrey, Illinois, within the counties of Jersey, Macoupin, and Madison.

The purpose of this meeting was to solicit input on the environmental documentation for the HSR project.

 

February 27, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Homewood Suites

16245 S. LaGrange Road

Orland Park, IL 60467

Chicago to Joliet Tier 2 Study

February 26, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Jacob Henry Mansion

Victorian Ballroom

15 S. Richards St.

Joliet, IL 60433

Chicago to Joliet Tier 2 Study

February 25, 2014

5 PM to 7:30 PM

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center

101 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Circle

East St. Louis, IL 62204

Granite City to St. Louis Tier 2 Study

February 24, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Chicago Union Station

The Union Gallery

500 W. Jackson Boulevard

Chicago, IL 60661

 

Chicago to Joliet Tier 2 Study

January 9, 2014

4 PM to 7 PM

Hilton Springfield

700 E. Adams St.

Springfield, IL 62701

Springfield 3rd Street Corridor - The purpose of this meeting was to present renderings of the planned improvements and to provide additional details on the upcoming work within the Springfield 3rd Street Corridor.

 

 

 

Public Meetings - 2013

Date

Time

Location

Topic

December 10, 2013

4 PM to 7 PM

Hilton Springfield

700 E. Adams St.

Springfield, IL 62701

Springfield 3rd Street Corridor - The study team presented information regarding the Springfield 3rd Street Corridor.

October 1, 2013

4 PM to 7 PM

Knights of Columbus

217 N. Limit Street

Lincoln, IL 62656

Elkhart Siding Environmental Assessment - Information was presented regarding the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Elkhart  Siding, which is located along the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) between Fogarty and Mount Fulcher.

 

May 23, 2013

4 PM to 7 PM

Magnuson Hotel & Conference Center 
19067 W. Frontage Rd.  
Raymond, IL 62560

Girard Siding Environmental Assessment - The meeting presented information regarding the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Girard  Siding, which is located along the Union Pacific Railroad from approximately Virden at the north to Nilwood at the south. Information was also presented about the upcoming construction planned to begin this summer along the Union Pacific Railroad from Thayer to south of Carlinville.

April 25, 2013

4 PM to 7 PM

Alton City Hall

101 E. 3rd Street

Alton, IL 62002

Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center Project - The purpose of this meeting was to seek input on the Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center Project.

 

 

2012 – Tier 1 Environmental Impact Study (EIS) Meetings

Date

Time

Location

Topic

August 16, 2012

4 PM to 7 PM

 

Alton

Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) - The Draft EIS details the environmental impacts on the alternatives that have been retained for further analysis. The public hearings were an opportunity for citizens to review the Draft EIS and to give their comments.

August 15, 2012

Springfield

August 14, 2012

Bloomington

August 9, 2012

Chicago

August 8, 2012

Joliet

 

 

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