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Lower Illinois Regional River Crossing Study

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Welcome to the official site for the Lower Illinois River Regional Crossing Study.   Here you will find the latest project updates, public involvement opportunities, and project data.

We sincerely hope that you will partner with us on this project to help to make it a success. Feedback and questions received along the way from the public is highly encouraged. If you would like to be placed on our mailing list to receive project information please Click Here to join our mailing list.

Please refer to the "Announcements" page for updates on upcoming public meetings and status updates on the repair of the existing structure.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to assess the feasibility of improved access across the Illinois River in west-central Illinois. The overall study area includes Scott, Pike, Calhoun, and Greene Counties. The study will be focused on potential measures to maintain access, reduce operations costs, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety for current and future users of the Florence Bridge crossing and the Kampsville Ferry crossing. Affected users include both highway and river traffic, including barge and recreational traffic.

The Illinois Department of Transportation appreciates your input in this process.

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