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Study Description

The Joliet Arsenal Area Transportation Plan identifies the transportation services that will be required to support existing and future development on an around the former Joliet Arsenal and provides guidance to implementing agencies regarding priorities and needs in southwestern Will county. The 23,000 acre former Joliet Army Ammunition Plant is being re-developed for non-military use including the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, a county landfill and two major industrial parks.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2000
Project Type(s):Transit Improvement Plan
Grantee:Joliet Arsenal Development Authority
Current Activities:This project was completed in April 2004. The creation of a Southwest TMA was recommended within this study, which was evaluated in a subsequent study by the RTA found here

In July of 2011, an RFP was released and proposals sought for the Southwest Will TMA Implementation and Travel Demand Study by the Joliet Arsenal Development Study and the City of Joliet.
Information Updated:June 2017
Study Documents
Joliet Arsenal Area Long-Range Transportation Plan (April, 2004)
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Municipalities:Channahon, Elwood, Joliet, Manhattan, New Lenox, Rockdale, Symerton, Wilmington
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush, 11 Bill Foster, 14 Lauren Underwood, 16 Adam Kinzinger , 2 Robin Kelly
Illinois Senate Districts:19 Michael E. Hastings, 38 Sue Rezin, 40 Patrick J. Joyce, 43 Pat McGuire, 49 Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
Illinois House Districts:37 Margo McDermed, 75 David A. Welter, 80 Anthony DeLuca, 86 Lawrence Walsh, Jr., 97 Mark Batinick
County Board Districts:Will 12, Will 2, Will 6, Will 7, Will 8, Will 9
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Will
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