A public hearing on widening and improving U.S. 30 from Interstate 55 to Illinois 59 will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at , 24401 Lockport St.
The event, being conducted by the Illinois Department of Transportation, is seeking input on increasing the the lanes of traffic from one to two in each direction between I-55 and Renwick Road and building a median for the entire stretch.
The proposal also calls for curbs, gutters, multiuse paths, sidewalks, drainage and intersection improvements. The project is included in IDOT’s 2012-17 Proposed Highway Improvement Program as part of the Illinois Jobs Now! capital program.
The hearing will be in an open-house format, meaning anyone who's interested in learning more or providing input can attend any time between 4 and 7 p.m. Project exhibits will be on display and IDOT and study team representatives will be in attendance.
A court reporter will be on hand to record oral comments. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and for two weeks following the event.