MEDIA RELEASE- Brush College Road Overpass at Faries Parkway and NS Railroad Project – Public Information Meeting

March 11, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

 

Brush College Road Overpass at Faries Parkway and NS Railroad Project – Public Information Meeting

 

            You are invited to attend a Public Information Meeting held by the City of Decatur concerning proposed improvements at the Brush College Road Overpass at Faries Parkway and NS Railroad project. The proposed design includes construction of a 4-5 lane roadway section between the existing NS RR underpass south of Faries Parkway to just north of Harrison Street, construction of an overpass at Faries Parkway and NS RR on Brush College Road, construction of a 4-5 lane roadway section on Faries Parkway, construction of a jug handle connector roadway, and various sideroad improvements. The proposed improvement will involve periods of road closure during construction. All persons interested in the project are invited to attend this meeting.

Date:                Thursday March 26, 2020

Time:               4:30 PM – 7:00 PM (Open-house format)

Place:              National Sequestration Education Center

Richland Community College Campus

3451 President Howard Brown Blvd

Decatur, IL 62521       *Follow the Signs*

 

 

Purpose of the Public Information Meeting:

The meeting will present the current project limits and address topics such as the proposed improvements, construction and traffic staging, and project timeline.

Representatives from the City of Decatur and the design engineer, AECOM, will be available to discuss the project, answer questions and receive comments. Exhibits will be on display. Preliminary Design on Aerial Exhibits will be available for inspection at the City of Decatur, Department of Public Works website the week of the meeting date and after the meeting.    https://www.decaturil.gov/departments/public-works/brush-college-road-project/brush-college-project-overview/

Comments can be submitted in writing at the meeting or mailed after attending the meeting.  All comments submitted will be reviewed. Deadline for comments is Friday April 10, 2020.

(See Comment Card here)

The meeting will be accessible to handicapped individuals.

Contact Stephen Kehoe of AECOM at 775-6065 or City Engineering at 424-2747 for more information. Comments may be emailed to brushcollegeproject@decaturil.gov.