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Public meeting scheduled for next phase of Jane Byrne Interchange project

Wednesday, March 18, 5:00–7:00pm

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation

CHICAGO, Ill. (March 9, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Transportation will host a public meeting March 18 at the University of Illinois at Chicago to share updates on the status of the Jane Byrne Interchange project. Work will begin later this spring that will lead to closures of Jackson Boulevard and Adams Street as well as multiple expressway ramps later this construction season.

The meeting will be in an open-house format at the following time and location:

  • Wednesday, March 18, 5:00–7:00pm
    UIC Forum
    725 West Roosevelt Road
    Chicago, IL 60608

Exhibits will be on display, and an audio-visual presentation will be shown continuously during the meeting. Project team members will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.

The Jane Byrne Interchange project will improve safety and traffic flow for the more than 400,000 motorists who use it daily, while enhancing mobility for bicycles, pedestrians, and transit. The overall project will be complete in 2022.

More information is available at www.janebyrneinterchange.org.

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
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