Eisenhower Expressway: Chicago I-290

Eisenhower Improvement Project Receives Federal Approval

In June of 2017, the Illinois Department of Transportation, received federal approval of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for I-290 from west of Mannheim...

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What is the current status of the I-290 project?
In June of 2017 a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and a Record of Decision (ROD) was signed by the FHWA that identified the HOT 3+ & EXP & HCT Alternative (also referred to as [...]

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.