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The Danger of HB0397


Take a good look at the vehicle pictured above. We need trucks and loads like this to build our communities. What we don’t need is the State of Illinois making decisions about which local roads vehicles like this travel on. If HB0397 were to pass, the biggest and heaviest vehicles will be routed through our local neighborhoods and downtowns with no local oversight. 


Read the FAQs below to understand how this legislation would negatively impact local government

  • Does the online IDOT permit system integrate with online local permit systems?
    Yes! One goal of the 2016 CMAP study was for IDOT to integrate with local permitting systems. IDOT and Oxcart Permit Systems have completed two phases of this integration, resulting in a “first of its kind” service not seen before in the United States. This ongoing integration is the leading national example of a public-private partnership in OSOW permitting between state and local governments.
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