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Planned Illiana Expressway Suffers Setback

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:58:17 CDT
By: AP

The official planning agency in northeastern Illinois has voted against a proposed highway to connect Interstate 55 in Illinois and I-65 in Indiana. The panel's chairman calls the $1.3 billion Illiana Expressway ``a highway in nowhere land.'' Another vote is scheduled next week. The planning agency's approval is needed to open the door to federal funding.

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