The I-290 Eisenhower Expressway Study Area is located in Cook County and extends approximately thirteen miles centered along I-290 from the I-88 and I-290 split on the west to Racine Avenue on the east. This corridor passes through eight communities: Chicago, Bellwood, Broadview, Forest Park, Hillside, Maywood, Oak Park, and Westchester.
The I-290 study, which began in the fall of 2009, has progressed to the final round of alternatives evaluation (“Round 3”). The goal of Round 3 is to move from four conceptual alternatives to a single, preferred alternative and host a Public Hearing by late Spring 2015.
A robust stakeholder involvement program has been a hallmark of the ongoing I-290 study, which is utilizing the principals of Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) .