Eisenhower Expressway: Chicago I-290

IDOT Continues to Evaluate Financial Plans

In June of 2017, the HOT 3+ alternative was selected (High Occupancy Toll; three or more occupants per vehicle required for non-tolled use, or one/two occupants per vehicle paying a toll). As the...

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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.