|WHITESIDE COUNTY, IL -- The Illinois Department
of Transportation will hold an informational open house in Lyndon
on August 21 to discuss the proposed improvement of Illinois
The open house will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursday,
August 21, at the Lyndon Progress Center gym, 501 6th Avenue
West, in Lyndon. The public is invited to attend at any time
during the meeting hours. There will be no formal presentation.
The purpose of the open house is to discuss plans for the
improvement of IL 78 from north of Prophetstown to south of
Interstate 88 and to receive public input on the proposal.
The project would include resurfacing the highway from the
Rock River Bridge north of Prophetstown to just south of I-88,
and intersection improvements.
Maps and displays will be available for public review and
IDOT personnel will be available to discuss the project and
The meeting site is accessible to disabled individuals. Anyone
needing special accommodations should contact Geoff Smith
at the above phone numbers at least five days prior to the