INDOT to host public hearings on I 80/94 hall

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host two public briefings and one virtual session:

  • Wednesday, July 28th at 5:00 p.m. at 21st Century Charter School, 556 Washington St., Gary
  • Thursday, July 29th, from 5 p.m. on the Purdue Northwest Campus, Alumni Hall, Student Union Library Building, Room 360, 2233 173rd St., Hammond
  • Tuesday, August 3, starting at 6:00 p.m. via WebEx; please register here in advance:

For every face-to-face meeting, the doors open at 5:00 p.m. a presentation will take place at 6 p.m. Displays and representatives are available before and after the presentation. The same information is presented in all sessions.

The purpose of the briefings is to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to comment on Corridor I-80 / I-94 between Illinois 394 in Cook County, Illinois and I-65 in Lake County, Ind., System Management Operations (TSMO) strategies are being considered, including temporary use of hard shoulders, variable speed limits and ramp metering. The project is in the planning phase and is being developed as part of the Planning and Environment Linkages (PEL) process. Detailed environmental studies would be carried out during the preliminary design as the project progresses.

Project information can be viewed at

People with limited internet access can request that project information be sent. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), INDOT coordinates, upon prior notice, accommodations for people with disabilities in need of aids, including but not limited to sign language interpreting, alternative format documents, and other ADA support services. In addition, and in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, INDOT coordinates the placement of persons with impaired English proficiency (LEP) who require assistance and / or support services, including but not limited to documents in alternative formats and other services such as needed. Should accommodation be required, please contact Alex Lee of Parsons, [email protected], 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 2121, Indianapolis, IN, (317) 616-1011.

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