IDOT Illinois Department of Transportation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the US 50 Expressway Project?

The US 50 Expressway Project is investigating the expansion of 27 miles of US 50 to a four lane expressway from 2.5 miles west of Illinois Route 130 to 3.5 miles east of Illinois Route 1.

What will the improvements cost?

The cost of the improvements will be developed as a part of this study.

How long with the study take to complete?

The study is scheduled to be completed in the Fall of 2013.

How can I stay involved in the project?

There will be a public information meeting on July 30 and 31, 2012, and a public hearing later in the study. In addition, there will be newsletters, this website, small group meetings (available upon request), and a Community Advisory Group.

Who can I contact for more information?

Rodger Smith
Hutchison Engineering
1801 West Lafayette Ave.
P.O. Box 820
Jacksonville, IL 62651
Phone: 217.245.7164