INDOT to host public hearings on I 80/94 corridor

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold two public information meetings and one virtual meeting:

  • Wednesday, July 28, starting at 5 p.m. at the 21st Century Charter School, 556 Washington St., Gary
  • Thursday, July 29, starting at 5 p.m. at the Purdue Northwest Campus, Alumni Hall, Student Union Library Building, Room 360, 2233 173rd St., Hammond
  • Tuesday, Aug. 3, starting at 6 p.m. via WebEx; please register in advance here: https://bit.ly/3w2rRTb

For each in-person meeting, doors will open at 5 p.m.; a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. Displays and representatives will be available prior to and following the presentation. The same information will be presented at all of the meetings.

The purpose of the information sessions is to offer all interested parties an opportunity to comment on the I-80/I-94 corridor between Illinois 394 in Cook County, Ill., and I-65 in Lake County, Ind.  A variety of Transportation System Management Operations (TSMO) strategies are under consideration including temporary use of shoulders, variable speed limits and ramp metering. The project is in the planning phase and is being developed through the Planning and Environment Linkages (PEL) process. Detailed environmental studies would be completed during preliminary design if the project moves forward.

Project information may be viewed by visiting  www.indianaflexroad.com

Persons with limited internet access may request project information be mailed. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with advance notice, INDOT will coordinate accommodations for persons with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids including, but not limited to sign language interpretation, alternative format documents and other ADA supportive services. In addition, and in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, INDOT will coordinate accommodation for persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) requiring auxiliary aids and/or supportive services including, but not limited to alternative format documents and other services as needed. Should accommodation be required please contact Alex Lee of Parsons, alexander.lee@parsons.com, 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 2121, Indianapolis, IN, (317) 616-1011.

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