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(WILMINGTON) The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, August 27, 2015 to present information regarding the Illinois High-Speed Rail (HSR) Chicago to St. Louis Program.

At this meeting, the study team will be available to discuss information regarding the Kankakee River Bridge and Track Improvements environmental documentation and Program activities. The environmental documentation includes an evaluation of the construction of a second track along the mainline service of the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) from north of E. Kankakee River Drive milepost to south of N. 1st Street in the City of Wilmington, Will County, Illinois.

The public meeting will be held:

Thursday, August 27, 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Wilmington VFW
557 W. Baltimore St.
Wilmington, IL 60481

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format, and interested persons may visit any time between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to review exhibits and to meet with IDOT and study team representatives.

A brief presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m.