Public meetings to be held regarding I-80/94 FlexRoad Study

The Indiana Department of Transportation has commissioned a Planning and Environment Linkages (PEL) study to determine how to apply the latest technologies to cost-effectively improve traffic on I-80/94 between Illinois 394 and I-65 so that drivers get less stop and more go.

Public meetings will be hosted this week to offer all interested parties an opportunity to comment on the I-80/I-94 corridor between Illinois 394 in Cook County, IL and I-65 in Lake County, Indiana. A variety of Transportation System Management Operations (TSMO) strategies are under consideration including temporary use of shoulders, variable speed limits and ramp metering.

Public Meeting Options:

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Purdue Northwest Campus, Alumni Hall, Student Union Library Building, Room 360, 2233 173rd Street, Hammond, IN 46323.
  • Thursday, October 21, 2021, starting at 6:00 p.m. via WebEx; please register in advance here:

For the in-person meeting, doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Project representatives will be available before and after the presentation to answer questions.

The first round of public information meetings were held in person on July 28 and 29 and virtually on August 3 regarding this study. All materials from the meetings, including a recording of the virtual meeting, are available on the project website:

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