State News
6:04 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Fate of proposed Illiana Expressway decided today

The Illiana Expressway has literally been on the drawing board for more than a century. The proposed highway between Illinois and Indiana would provide an alternate route south of the city. 

After years of discussion and study, Thursday is pretty much judgment day here in Illinois. A regional planning agency will decide if the project justifies its billion dollar price tag. Illinois Public Radio’s Michael Puente previews some of the main arguments.