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Illinois 47 From IL. 116 to U.S. 24

Open House Public Hearing Meeting

The Illinois Department of Transportation, District 3 Office, will conduct an open house public hearing meeting regarding the proposed resurfacing and improvement of Illinois 47 from Illinois 116 at Saunemin southerly 9.6 miles to U.S. 24 in Forrest.

Proposed is the milling, resurfacing, and shoulder & ditch reconstruction of Illinois 47. The Vermillion River structure will be removed and replaced. Other work includes extending or replacing cross-road and driveway culverts and improving intersections. Additionally, parking and sidewalks will be improved as requested by the village. Right-of-Way will be required throughout the project. Right-of-Way acquisition information will be available.

IDOT personnel will be available to address questions and comments citizens may have about the project. Related exhibits, maps and plans will also be available for public review. There will be NO FORMAL PRESENTATION. All interested persons are invited to attend and participate.


Wednesday, January 26, 2005
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Village Hall in Forrest
301 W. James Street
Forrest, Illinois

Disabled persons planning to attend this meeting, who are in need of special accommodations, sign language interpreter, or other similar assistance, should notify Mr. Ted Fulz of this office. Write to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 700 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350 (FAX 815-434-8469) (TDD Number 815-434-8510) so reasonable accommodations can be made.


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