July 2012 Update: Next Illiana Public meeting is July 31, 2012 at Peotone High School, more info here.
UPDATE: The Illiana Corridor Planning Team has proposed two additional corridors alternatives,one of which passes just south of Manhattan, Monee, and University Park, Illinois. This A3S2 alignment, below in red, also passes north of Elwood, Illinois and Beecher, Illinois:
View Recommended Corridors A3S2, B3, B4 Interactive Map in a larger map
These 2 new corridors, along with the originally recommended B3, above in green, will be studied by the planning team. The public may submit comments to the Illiana Planning Team here.
UPDATE: More detailed maps of B3
The Illiana Corridor Planning Group has released a preliminary recommendation for the proposed route for the Illiana Expressway.
The Route--referred to as "B3" in Illiana Corridor Planning Documents---runs from Indiana's Interstate 65 between Cedar Lake and Lowell to I-55 in Illinois between the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and Wilmington.
Illiana corridor documents state route "B3" is the best balance of performance, minimizing
Here is a map of the "B3" Route for the Illiana Corridor:
|Map of Illiana Corridor Preferred Route B3, which runs between the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and Wilmington, Illinois|
Will County News attended a public meeting December 2011 public meeting where Illinois Department of Transportation officials discussed the Illiana Corridor Study. Here are some videos of that public meeting:
The next public meetings on the Illiana will be: