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Road Closure

The Illinois Department of Transportation will host a virtual public meeting from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, to discuss the latest updates on the preliminary engineering and environmental study for the improvement of four miles of U.S. Business Route 20 from Shaw Road through the State Street/Appleton Road intersection in Belvidere.

The Purpose of this meeting is for the public to refamiliarize themselves with the project since the first public information meeting and review the proposed improvements through a webinar presentation. Following the presentation there will be a question-and-answer session.

Input received during the first public meeting held in January 2022 has been considered and revisions have been made to the project geometry. This meeting will summarize those revisions and present the latest recommended improvements.

This is the second public meeting for this project.  To register for the virtual public meeting, please visit:

Meeting materials will be posted to the project website the day of the meeting and a recording of the meeting will be posted shortly after the virtual meeting at:  Comments can be submitted via email, mail, or the study website. Comments received by June 15, 2023, will become part of the official outreach meeting record.