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Project Study Group

The Project Study Group (PSG) consists of representatives from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the project consultant team and other technical agencies as appropriate. The membership of the PSG may evolve as the understanding of the project's context is clarified.

The PSG has primary responsibility for the project development process. This group will meet throughout the study process to provide oversight and expertise in key areas including study process, agency procedures and standards, and technical approaches.

Other responsibilities of the PSG include the following:

  • Expediting the project development process.
  • Identifying and resolving project development issues.
  • Promoting partnership with stakeholders to address identified project needs.
  • Working to develop a general understanding among stakeholders.

The PSG will make the ultimate project recommendations and decisions on this project.

  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Illinois Department of Transportation