Public input wanted on Shawnee Parkway Study

Public input wanted on Shawnee Parkway Study

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A study is being conducted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to evaluate the need for a new east/west transportation improvement from the intersection of Illinois Route 3/416 and Interstate 57 in Alexander, Pulaski and Union Counties.

IDOT is seeking the public's input on the draft Purpose and Need Statement for the Shawnee Parkway Study.

The Purpose and need Statement is a requirement by the National Environmental Police Act.

You can see the draft Purpose and need Statement on the project at

The public can view and make comments either through the website or via mail to Jeffrey Keirn at the address below, prior to January 30, 2016.

Illinois Department of Transportation

Division of Highways

Region 5, District 9

P.O. Box 100

Carbondale, Illinois 62903-0100

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