Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation will be in Alton tomorrow, holding a High Speed Rail update. Similar to meetings held previously to explain high-speed rail, this meeting will include detailed information on the impacts during construction and the subsequent benefits once they are complete.
IDOT Spokesman Brian Williamsen tells The Big Z the meeting will be done in an open house format.
Click here for Williamsen's comments
The meeting tomorrow at the Atrium Hotel in Alton runs from 5-7pm.The Illinois High Speed Rail Program will allow passenger service between Chicago and St. Louis to travel at speeds up to 110mph. www.idothsr.org