Illinois Department of Transportation Omer Osman, Acting Secretary
Eastern Bypass Study

From Interstate 74 to Illinois Route 6 — Tazewell, Woodford, and Peoria Counties

A Context Sensitive Solutions Project

How a Highway Project Becomes a Reality

As shown below, highway projects such as the proposed Eastern Bypass generally follow a five step process: 1) Long Range Planning/Visioning, 2) Corridor and Alignment Studies, 3) Final Design, 4) Right-of-Way Acquisition, and 5) Construction and Operation.  The Eastern Bypass is currently in the second step of this process.

Highway Development Process

Highway Improvements and Property Rights
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Land Acquistion and Eminent Domain Guide
Relocation Assistance Guide

Site Updated: August 28, 2015