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Public Meetings - October 28 and 30, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host open house public meetings on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 and Thursday, October 30, 2014 concerning the Illinois High-Speed Rail (HSR) Program – 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.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Magnuson Grand Hotel and Conference Center

19067 W. Frontage Road

Raymond, IL 62560


Thursday, October 30, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Knights of Columbus

217 N. Limit Street

Lincoln, IL 62656

Work at these crossing will be completed by IDOT and will include potential land acquisition. During construction, temporary crossing closures may be needed; notification will be provided in advance. This work has been coordinated with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, as well as other state and federal agencies to account for potential impacts to natural and man-made resources, such as archaeological and historic resources, located within the crossing footprints.

Attendees will have the opportunity to view project exhibits, provide comments, and meet one-on-one with IDOT and study team representatives.


*This meeting will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone needing special assistance should contact Leslie Kirchler of Images, Inc. at (630) 510-3944. Persons planning to attend who will need a sign language interpreter or other similar accommodations should notify the TTY/TTD number (800) 526-0844/or 711; TTY users (Spanish) (800) 501-0864/or 711; and for telebraille dial (877) 526-6670 at least five days prior to the meeting.meeting on January 9, 2014, concerning the Illinois High-Speed
Rail (HSR) Project. At this meeting, the study team will present
information regarding the Springfield 3rd Street Corridor.
The purpose of this meeting is to present renderings of the
planned improvements and to provide additional details on the
upcoming work within the Springfield 3rd Street Corridor.
The meeting will be held in an open house format. Interested
persons may visit anytime between 4 PM and 7 PM. A brief
presentation will be made at 5:30 PM. Attendees will have
the opportunity to review exhibits and meet with IDOT and study
team representatives.
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