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ILLINOIS STATE SENATE DISTRICT 44: 44th District to Benefit from Multi-Year Road Program

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By Press Release | Oct 29, 2019

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Illinois State Senate District 44 issued the following announcement on Oct. 24.

Roads and bridges throughout the 44th District will benefit from the state’s new multi-year road program, which was unveiled this week. This bipartisan initiative will provide a significant investment in improving the state’s crumbling infrastructure.

“The capital plan we approved is a significant investment in our state’s deteriorating infrastructure,” said Sen. Bill Brady (R-44th District). “This investment in our roads and bridge will help rebuild our state; attract businesses, create jobs and revitalize our economy.”

Projects throughout the 44th District include (by county):

McLean County

$24.8 million for improvements and widening of US 51 through Bloomington-Normal

$17.3 million for Resurfacing and improvements to I-74

$11.0 million for Hamilton Road extension in Bloomington

Sangamon County

$136.5 million reconstruction and widening of I-55 between Sangamon Avenue in Springfield and Williamsville

$21.3 million for the reconstruction of the intersection of Dirksen and Sangamon in Springfield

$46.6 million for reconstruction and widening of IL 97 west of Springfield

$30.5 million for reconstruction of MacArthur Blvd in Springfield

$4.6 million for work related to the extension of MacArthur Blvd to Woodside Road

Logan County

$24.3 million for improvements to I-55 near Lincoln

Tazewell County

$15.0 million for resurfacing of I-74 in Tazewell County

$7.2 million for bridge replacement on I-74 at Pinecrest Drive in East Peoria

$52.0 million for the reconstruction of US 24 Business in Washington

Menard County

$12.9 million for improvements to Illinois 97/123 in Menard County

$474,000 for bridge removal on Douglas Ave in Petersburg

Original source can be found here.

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