ALTON — The Illinois Department of Transportation will hold a public informational meeting in Alton Wednesday, Nov. 19, to discuss the Alton-Godfrey Transportation Study.
The meeting will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Alton High School, 4200 N. Humbert Road.
The meeting’s purpose is to provide updated information about the project and receive public input on any issues or concerns. The project’s purpose is to improve transportation flow, safety and connectivity between Illinois 3/Illinois 111 (Homer Adams Parkway) and Illinois 255 in Alton and Godfrey. Possible alternatives include: no action, an upgrade of existing roads and connections, or roads on a new alignment with new connections. Proposed alternates to be carried forward for further study will be presented at this meeting.
Handouts and display boards will be available for public review, as will information regarding engineering, land acquisition and environmental issues. Representatives from IDOT and their consultants, Amec, Horner & Shifrin, and Lochmueller Group, will be available to discuss the project and answer questions. The meeting will be an open house format; no formal presentation will be made.
Interested persons may comment for the record in writing; a comment form will be provided at the meeting. Comments can be mailed or faxed to IDOT or e-mailed to Karen.Geldert@illinois.gov on or before Dec. 5. Telephone comments may also be made by Dec. 5 by calling Karen Geldert at (618) 346-3157.
The meeting site is accessible to disabled persons. If special accommodations are needed, notify the IDOT district office at least three days before the meeting so arrangements can be made. Special needs or requests can be made by telephone at (618) 346-3157; by fax at (618) 346-3119; by teletypewriter (TDD) at (888) 642-3449; or by voice users at (800) 526-0857.