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Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Will County Executive

I am honored to serve as your Will County Executive. As a lifelong resident of this great county, I have witnessed many changes as we have evolved from an ag-community to a major hub in the global distribution market.  I am dedicated to building upon this status but I am equally dedicated to maintaining the quality of life for the nearly 700,000 residents and thousands of businesses and organizations that call Will County home.

Please explore our website which is filled with important information about services and departments within the County Executive office as well as connections to other county officials’ websites.

Will County is diverse, vibrant and filled with hard-working people. We have room to grow and we look forward to a great future. 

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Will County Executive

 

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Will County to Host Two Virtual Open Houses on Long Range Transportation Plan
Matthew Libs

Will County to Host Two Virtual Open Houses on Long Range Transportation Plan

WILL COUNTY – The Will County Division of Transportation (WCDOT) will host two virtual open houses to gather feedback on the future of transportation priorities in Will County. The feedback will be incorporated in the ongoing “Our Way Forward 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan,” which will guide the next 25 years of county-wide infrastructure projects. 

“This is a perfect opportunity for the public to share their thoughts on transportation issues in Will County and our communities,” said County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. “The feedback gathered from both the workshops and the survey are a vital part of our long-term infrastructure planning.” 

The virtual open houses will be held online on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 6-7 p.m. and on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 12-1 p.m. Registration is required. The content presented will be the same at each session, so participants only need to attend one of the sessions. 

Each virtual open house session will consist of a short presentation by the project team of the current status of Will County’s transportation network and the challenges this plan hopes to address. Attendees will have the opportunity to join breakout groups on the topics of walking, biking, public transit, roadway networks, current conditions, freight movement, and economic development. 

The “Our Way Forward 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan” will assess all modes of transportation, including walking, biking, driving transit, and freight. Once completed, the plan will be used to identify transportation investments that align with the public’s goals for the county, such as improved safety and quality of life, reduced congestion, and enhanced economic development.

Those interested in sharing their thoughts can visit www.OurWayWill.co to register for one of the upcoming virtual open houses and to take a brief survey about transportation in Will County. There will also be an opportunity for residents who miss the workshops to share feedback on the website.

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The county is providing the following document which describes plans for the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) for Will County provided under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.

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