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Public Act 102-0393


 

Public Act 0393 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0393
 
HB1916 EnrolledLRB102 15379 RAM 20741 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Department of Transportation Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
Section 2705-605 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 2705/2705-605)
    Sec. 2705-605. Construction projects; notification of the
public.
    (a) The Department shall develop and publish an updated a
policy for the notification of members of the public prior to
the commencement of construction projects which impact their
communities. The policy shall include procedures for ensuring
that the public is informed of construction projects,
excluding emergency projects, which are estimated to require
the closure of a street or lane of traffic for a period longer
than 5 consecutive business days. The policy shall include
procedures for the notification of local public officials,
including the highway commissioner in each Department district
that will be impacted by the construction projects, and
affected businesses of affected communities and shall provide
the local public officials the opportunity to request a
meeting with the Department prior to the initiation of the
closure.
    (b) The policy shall include a requirement that the
Department contact the highway commissioner located in each
Department district that will be impacted by a proposed
construction project. The policy shall be completed and
published on the Department's Internet website by January 1,
2022 2013.
    (c) The Department shall work with affected stakeholders,
including residents, businesses, and other community members,
before and during construction by considering various methods
to mitigate and reduce project impacts to better serve those
directly impacted by the improvement. Those methods could
include, but need not be limited to, detour routing and
temporary signage.
(Source: P.A. 98-412, eff. 1-1-14; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/16/2021