Susan DeMar Lafferty | Daily Southtown
Will County and the Will County Center for Economic Development are seeking public input on their Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan through a series of open houses and an online survey.
By Monica DeSantis | May 3, 2017 @ 5:30 AM
Will County and the Will County Center for Economic Development are seeking public input related to the development of the Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan.
By Ally Marotti and Chad Yoder
It towers over the city in high-rises, paves the Chicago Riverwalk and reflects thunderous cheers at Wrigley Field. Concrete is everywhere in Chicago, and its key ingredient doesn't have to travel far to get here.
By JOHN GREULING - Will County Center for Economic Development
The intermodal facilities in Will County serve as North America’s largest inland port with $65 billion worth of products in over 3 million containers transported in 2016.
As a result, Will County’s freight transportation system is the economic gateway to the Midwest and national economies. How we got here is not too hard to understand.
Chicago Tribune, 5 Jan 2016
Will County officials plan to be first in line when the federal government begins to distribute the billions of dollars it has authorized for freight transportation projects nationwide.
The Herald-News, 4 Aug 2016
JOLIET – Will County appears ready to take the next major step in assessing its freight transportation systems for the coming decades.
Chicago Tribune, 4 Aug 2016
Will County officials want to move quickly to develop a "community friendly" freight plan, to make the county eligible for federal grants.
The Herald-News, 3 Sep 2016
County leaders hope to improve chances of federal, state funding