IDOT Holds Informational Meetings For Residents That Will Be Affected By I-80 Reconfiguration
IDOT has been meeting with residents who live around I-80 and the Des Plaines River during Phase 1 of the I-80 reconfiguration. IDOT met with resident this past June and September. Tony Quigley from IDOT says they’re informing residents who own land there, the process for expropriation. Quigley says residents were calm and understanding at the meetings.
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