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Illinois Department of Transportation

Illiana foes want Will County in their corner

Illiana foes want Will County in their corner

Opponents of the all-but-dead Illiana toll road urged Will County officials to join their efforts in killing the project once and for all to ensure that county residents will not be held hostage by it. They presented resolutions opposing the project that have been passed by nearly all village and township boards within Illiana's 50-mile path, from Wilmington to Lowell, Ind., including Lake County, Ind. Some local governments passed additional resolutions urging the Federal Highway Administration to rescind its Record of Decision approving the plan. The remaining few are expected to approve similar resolutions this month, said Erica Dodt, of the Sierra Club. A group of six...