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Full Text of HB1916  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Department of Transportation Law of the
5Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
6Section 2705-605 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2705/2705-605)
8    Sec. 2705-605. Construction projects; notification of the
10    (a) The Department shall develop and publish an updated a
11policy for the notification of members of the public prior to
12the commencement of construction projects which impact their
13communities. The policy shall include procedures for ensuring
14that the public is informed of construction projects,
15excluding emergency projects, which are estimated to require
16the closure of a street or lane of traffic for a period longer
17than 5 consecutive business days. The policy shall include
18procedures for the notification of local public officials,
19including the highway commissioner in each Department district
20that will be impacted by the construction projects, and
21affected businesses of affected communities and shall provide
22the local public officials the opportunity to request a
23meeting with the Department prior to the initiation of the



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2    (b) The policy shall include a requirement that the
3Department contact the highway commissioner located in each
4Department district that will be impacted by a proposed
5construction project. The policy shall be completed and
6published on the Department's Internet website by January 1,
72022 2013.
8    (c) The Department shall work with affected stakeholders,
9including residents, businesses, and other community members,
10before and during construction by considering various methods
11to mitigate and reduce project impacts to better serve those
12directly impacted by the improvement. Those methods could
13include, but need not be limited to, detour routing and
14temporary signage.
15(Source: P.A. 98-412, eff. 1-1-14; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.