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For Immediate Release
November 30, 2001
CONTACT: Tom Sancken
TTY: 815-434-8510
FAX: 815-434-8553

OTTAWA, IL -- The Illinois Department of Transportation's District 3 office in Ottawa will hold a corridor protection hearing in Yorkville on December 11, 2001, regarding a proposed 33 mile highway corridor to be preserved between Interstates 80 and 88.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2001, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Beecher Community Center, 980 Game Farm Road, in Yorkville. The Community Center is located approximately ¼ mile west of Illinois Route 47 and ½ mile south of U.S. Route 34 on the west side of Yorkville.

The hearing will be an open house format with no formal presentation. The public is invited to attend at any time during the hearing hours.

The purpose of the hearing is to provide the public the opportunity to review, discuss, and comment on the corridor proposal. Displays will be available for public review and IDOT personnel will be available to answer questions.

The hearing site is accessible to disabled individuals. Persons planning on attending the meeting who need special accommodations, sign language interpreter, or other assistance, should notify, either by letter or telephone, Tom Sancken at the Department of Transportation, 700 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350, 815/434-8423 (telephone); 815-434-8553 (fax), or 815/434-8510 (TTD) prior to the hearing.


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