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How will this corridor benefit the region?

What was the purpose of the Corridor Protection Study?

When did IDOT approve the final Corridor Protection maps?

When were the final protected corridor maps filed?

Why is the corridor 400 feet wide?

Why was this corridor selected?

What kind of road will go in the corridor?

When will construction begin?

How much could construction in the corridor cost?

What is Corridor Protection?

Is this process legal?

What does this corridor mean to property owners?

When will IDOT begin acquiring right of way?

What if I want to sell my house?

What happens to the corridor if subsequent studies show it is not needed?

What happens without a protected corridor?

What has growth in the region been in the past?

What kind of growth is expected in the GatewayConnector area?

What kind of traffic would use this corridor?

What role does IDOT play in influencing development and preventing urban sprawl?

How will the protected corridor affect the environment?

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