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IDOT Meeting concerning MacArthur Blvd.

Public Notice







The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be hosting an open house public informational meeting for the Phase I preliminary engineering and environmental study to improve MacArthur Boulevard from Wabash/Stanford Avenue to South Grand Avenue in Springfield.


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

4:00PM to 6:00PM

South Side Christian Church

2600 S MacArthur Blvd

Springfield, IL 62704


The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the project to the community, present a draft Project Purpose and Need Statement, review the existing conditions along the corridor, outline the anticipated project schedule, and gather public input. Exhibits, maps, and an audio-visual presentation will be shown continuously during the meeting. All persons interested in this project are invited to attend.


The meeting will be conducted on an informal basis with no formal presentation. IDOT representatives and the consultant engineering firm of Midwest Engineering Associates will be available to answer questions and receive comments about the project. Written comments can be accepted at the meeting, mailed after the meeting, or submitted via the project website at–Macarthur-Blvd


The meeting will be conducted according to the current guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Fully vaccinated attendees will not be required to wear a mask; however, individuals who are not fully vaccinated should plan to wear a mask. For more information pertaining to the use of masks during the meeting, please visit the IDPH website at


For those individuals who would like to review the material ahead of time or would prefer not to attend in person, meeting materials will be posted on the project website at:–MacArthur-Blvd


*This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Anyone needing specific assistance should contact Kyra Wade of Images Inc. at (630) 510-3944, ext. 113. People planning to attend who need a sign language interpreter or other similar accommodations should notify the TTY/TTD number (800) 526-0844 or 711; TTY users (Español) (800) 501-0864 or 711; and for Telebraille dial (877) 526-6670 at least five days prior to the meeting.


Correspondence regarding this project should be submitted through the project website or sent to:

Illinois Department of Transportation, District 6

126 East Ash Street

Springfield, IL 62704

Attn: Jay Edwards, P.E.


For more information, visit–Macarthur-Blvd


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