The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) welcomes you to the IL Route 47 (IL 47) website. The IL 47 Study Corridor extends approximately 8 miles from north of Reed Road in Huntley to south of US 14 in Woodstock. A location map is included for your reference on the Project Limits page.

This site was created to facilitate public input and provide information about the study process and schedule. We invite you to explore the site and provide your comments and recommendations regarding the study through our Contact Us section.

You are encouraged to address comments to the Department. An email link is available directly to the Department or if you prefer, the proper mailing address for directing your concerns about the project is also provided.

For more information about the highway construction process from start to finish, a link is available to an informative pamphlet published by IDOT entitled, “It Takes Time...”

For a basic introduction into IDOT’s overall Transportation Plan and how to be involved, a link is furnished to another informative IDOT website.

To learn about IDOT’s continuing efforts to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Illinois , visit the IDOT Context Sensitive Solutions website.

We hope you find this website informative. Visit it often and stay informed.

The Environmental Assessment (EA) has been completed and was made available for public review and comment on February 19, 2015. The EA along with the preferred alternative were presented at the public hearing held on March 12, 2015. Comments received by Wednesday March 26, 2015 will become part of the official record.  Please visit the public hearing page for more information.


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