Eisenhower Expressway: Chicago I-290

Eisenhower Improvement Project Receives Federal Approval

The Illinois Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for...

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I-290 Section 106 Effects Assessment Report is Complete
The I-290 Section 106 Effects Assessment Report has been completed to evaluate the effects of the proposed reconstruction of I-290 on historic properties. The report documents the methodology and [...]
What is the current status of the I-290 project?
Public hearings were held on January 25th and 26th, 2017 on the I-290 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The DEIS was made available for public review and comment on December 30, 2016. [...]

Draft Environmental Impact Statement Released

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement Released

The I-290 Eisenhower Expressway Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was published December 30, 2016 and comments will be accepted through February 13, 2017.


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I-290 Public Hearing – January 25 & 26, 2017

On January 25th and 26th, IDOT hosted the I-290 open house public hearings in Forest Park and Chicago from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This presentation provides an overview of the environmental effects and the proposed alternatives. A Q&A Session took place at 7 p.m. during both hearings. IDOT is taking comments through February 13th. Share your comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and the preferred alternative here.