Or write to:
2300 S. Dirksen
Springfield, IL 62764
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 16, 2003
KENDALL COUNTY, IL -- The Illinois Department of Transportation
will hold a public information meeting in Oswego on July 15 to discuss
the improvement of Illinois 71.
The meeting will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at
the Oswego High School cafeteria. The public is invited to attend
at any time during the meeting hours, there will be no formal presentation.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the improvement of Illinois
71 from US 34 to Orchard/Minkler Road in Oswego and to receive public
input. The proposed improvement includes widening IL 71 to four
lanes with curb and gutter. Additional left turn lanes will be constructed,
and traffic signals installed or improved, where appropriate. Construction
of a storm sewer and sidewalk is also proposed within the project
Exhibits, maps, and plans will be available for public review and
IDOT personnel will be available to discuss the project and answer
The meeting site is accessible to disabled individuals. Anyone needing
special accommodations or assistance should contact the District
Engineer at 700 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350, or the phone
numbers above, prior to the meeting date.