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Public Meetings Scheduled on Transportation Plan, Possible Intersection Improvements

Plainfield residents can get more information, share feedback on the new comprehensive transportation plan and a proposal to improve 127th Street and Plainfield/Naperville Road.

Thanks to a $120,000 Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) grant, the Village of Plainfield is looking to the future by updating its c.

On Aug. 21, residents can get more information and share their thoughts during a public meeting at ’s weekly Cruise Night.

Village staff members will be available from 5 to 8 p.m. at the corner of Lockport and DesPlaines streets to discuss the study and answer questions.

“The goals of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan are to create a blueprint to maintain and improve the quality of the existing Village transportation system, reduce auto trips, increase bicycle trips, improve the walkability of the community, and enhance and expand the existing transit service of the village,” according to a press release issued by the village.

Residents can also get more information and share their comments by visiting a website dedicated to the project at www.plainfieldtransportation.com

Public meeting on intersection improvements

The village will hold a public meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at to discuss proposed improvements to the intersection of 127th Street and Plainfield-Naperville Road.

The project includes reconstruction of the intersection to provide left turn lanes, a new traffic signal and improved drainage.

Village representatives will be available during the informal meeting to duscss the project and answer questions.

Attendeeds will also be able to submit written comments during and after the meeting.

Preliminary reports, including environmental documents, engineering drawings, maps and aerial photography will be available for viewing.

Anyone who needs special accommodations and plans to attend the meeting should contact Superintendent of Public Improvements Randy Jessen at 815-230-2030 by Aug. 30.

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