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This website has been created to facilitate public input and provide facts about the U.S. 52/IL 64 over the Mississippi River Preliminary Engineering and Environmental (Phase I) Study, process, and schedule. The U.S. 52/IL 64 project involves a study to replace the existing U.S. 52 bridge over the Mississippi River between the states of Illinois and Iowa, and the reconstruction of IL 84 at the north end of Savanna, Illinois. We invite you to explore the website and provide your comments and recommendations regarding the study through our Get Involved section.

What's New?  Project Initiated

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has undertaken the U.S. 52/IL 64 over the Mississippi River Study. IDOT is the lead agency with input being provided by The Iowa Department of Transportation (IADOT). This study is examining transportation needs and solutions for the replacement of the existing bridge that carries U.S. 52 over the Mississippi River between Savanna, Illinois and Sabula, Iowa. The project also involves the reconstruction of IL 84 at the north end of Savanna, Illinois. The study includes a public involvement process, and includes opportunities for stakeholder input and feedback.

IDOT Holds First Public Open House Meeting!

IDOT hosted a public open house meeting to kick-off the U.S. 52/IL 64 over the Mississippi River Phase I Study. The meeting was conducted in an open house format, and held on June 27, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the West Carroll Primary School in Savanna, Illinois. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the project, and solicit feedback on project alternatives. IDOT provided information regarding the study schedule and process, study area characteristics, public involvement opportunities, and presented conceptual alternatives to address corridor needs. Attendees had the opportunity to review exhibits, provide comments, and meet with IDOT and study team representatives on a one-on-one basis.

Meeting results, materials, and a summary are posted to the Information Center.

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