Illinois Department of Transportation, Gary Hannig, Secretary

Interstate 55

Located in Will County, Illinois

City of Joliet & Village of Shorewood



Virtual Public Outreach Event

Through August 4, 2020

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Welcome to our web site for the I-55 at IL 59 Access Project.

The project study limits are bounded by I-80 on the south, US 52 on the north, Houbolt Road on the east and River Road on the west. The study limits are within the City of Joliet and the Village of Shorewood in Will County, IL. The study is anticipated to address roadway access, operational deficiencies, traffic safety, traffic congestion.

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Preferred Alternative Report

The recommended preferred alternative was discussed at Community Advisory Group Meeting #4, which was held on July 16, 2018. The preferred alternative received concurrence from the Federal Highway Administration on September 13, 2018 and includes the following four independent improvements:

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As this study progresses, this website will be periodically updated to include a variety of information related to the study. Please visit regularly to access the latest information.




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