Illinois 47—US Route 14 to Charles Road

This website has been created to facilitate public input and provide facts about the Illinois 47 Phase I Study, process, and schedule. We invite you to explore the website and provide your comments and recommendations regarding the study through our Get Involved section.

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Public involvement is an interactive process that provides information to the public so they may make informed decisions and offer important input into the solutions that address the community's concerns. A public involvement program has been designed to encourage your participation throughout the study.

As the Illinois Route 47 Phase I Study progresses, we will periodically update this website to keep you informed of our progress.

Environmental Assessment Available for Review

The Illinois Department of Transportation has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the improvement of IL 47 (US 14 - Charles Rd), in the City of Woodstock, McHenry County. The EA will be presented at the public hearing on June 7, 2018. The EA describes the purpose and need of the proposed project, alternatives considered, the recommended preferred alternative, anticipated environmental impacts, project benefits, and potential mitigation measures. View the EA here.

Public Hearing Held on June 7, 2018

The Illinois Department of Transportation held an open house public hearing concerning the improvement of IL 47 (US 14 - Charles Rd), in the City of Woodstock, McHenry County. The hearing was held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at the Challenger Learning Center, 222 E. Church Street, Woodstock, Illinois 60098. The purpose of the hearing was to present and obtain public input on the preferred alternative and the Environmental Assessment. A Public Forum took place at 6 p.m., where the public was invited to make a statement to a court reporter. Public hearing materials can be viewed online.