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Outreach Meetings

Public Meetings

The 95th Street at Stony Island Avenue project will include opportunities for public involvement in the form of public meetings. These large-scale meetings will encourage public attendance and foster public awareness of project developments and alternatives that are being evaluated. These meetings will also provide a forum for general public input, including concerns and comments regarding project alternatives. Three public meetings and one public hearing may be held to coincide with major milestones during the project development process.

Phase I Anticipated Timeline

  • Public Information Meeting (anticipated September 2012) serves as a project initiation to educate stakeholders on the project process and study area, and begin to identify study area issues/concerns. It provides an opportunity for the public to share its perspective regarding transportation issues and project concerns.
  • Public Meeting #2 will include a presentation of the initial alternatives.
  • Public Meeting #3 will include a presentation of the alternative evaluation findings and alternatives to be carried forward.
  • The Public Hearing will present the Preferred Alternative for public review and comment.

 

Public Information Meeting #1 Materials:

 

Community Advisory Group /
Technical Advisory Group Meetings

IDOT will be enlisting the input of the 95th Street at Stony Island Avenue Community Advisory Group (CAG) and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to assist with the project. The CAG/TAG will provide input on various study elements including the definition of project needs, and evaluation of the potential alternatives. The CAG/TAG consists of community leaders from the study area, and stakeholders with expertise or technical interest in environmental, land use, transportation, and economic development that are affected by the study, as well as other representative stakeholders. Other individuals wishing to be considered for CAG/TAG membership will be able to do so by signing up at public meetings or via the project website, or by responding to fliers. The Project Study Group (PSG) will ultimately determine CAG/TAG membership to ensure balanced representation in an effective and manageable workshop setting. It is anticipated there will be five of these meetings which will be scheduled to correspond with key project milestones.

CAG/TAG meeting materials will be posted here as they become available. Please check back.

  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Illinois Department of Transportation