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RTA logo Orland Park LaGrange Road Transit Improvement Plan

Study Description

This project identified transit and pedestrian friendly improvements for development/redevelopment along the heavily used LaGrange Road Corridor. The study area consisted of LaGrange Road from 131st Street to Interstate 80.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2005
Project Type(s):Transit Improvement Plan
Grantee:Village of Orland Park
Current Activities:This plan was completed in April 2010. A $106 million IDOT project that was launched in the summer of 2011 includes widening LaGrange Road to three lanes in each direction from 131st to 179th streets. Construction also included brick paver crosswalks in key locations, (the first-ever brick paver crosswalk crossing a Federal/State roadway in the State), along with new sidewalks, landscaping and extensive ornate aesthetic enhancements to enhance pedestrian access and safety to the Metra station.
Information Updated:June 2017
Study Documents
Appendix (April, 2010)
La Grange Road Corridor Plan (April, 2010)
Related Studies
Related Transit Assets
Metra Stations:143rd Street (Orland Park) (SWS)
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook, Will
Municipalities:Mokena, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Tinley Park
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush, 3 Dan Lipinski
Illinois Senate Districts:18 Bill Cunningham, 19 Michael E. Hastings
Illinois House Districts:35 Frances Ann Hurley, 37 Margo McDermed
County Board Districts:Cook 17, Cook 6, Will 12, Will 2
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:South, Southwest, Will
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