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Daily Southtown Editorial Board: “Move quickly, Governor, in developing South Suburban Airport”

June 26, 2017 – 9:29 am | 635 views
SSA – Bult field

A group of elected leaders representing the south suburbs has joined together to call on Gov. Bruce Rauner to find a partner to help the state finally move forward on development of the long-sought, third …

Local leaders express strong support for South Suburban Airport

June 13, 2017 – 9:36 am | 571 views
Local leaders express strong support for South Suburban Airport

Press release from Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s office:
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, joined by 30 other elected leaders, wrote to Governor Bruce Rauner expressing their “collective support for construction of the South Suburban Airport” in Peotone. The leaders …

Firms say strong political support needed for South Suburban Airport

May 26, 2017 – 9:24 am | 553 views
Firms say strong political support needed for South Suburban Airport

Before the South Suburban Airport could ever take off, there must be assurances of strong political support, timely government approvals and solid feasibility studies, said the six private firms that recently expressed interest in building …

GLBT also eyes toll road, airport

May 3, 2017 – 4:26 pm | 615 views
Frank Patton

Even as Great Lakes Basin Transportation was filing its application Monday to operate a freight railroad bypassing Chicago, its chairman was announcing new plans to help move people and products around the city.
Frank Patton hopes …

South suburban airport plans still up in the air

April 27, 2017 – 11:40 am | 1,282 views
South suburban airport plans still up in the air

The state received six responses in its latest call for potential developers to show their interest in building a south suburban airport.
But there’s no indication yet whether Illinois will proceed with the project, which has …

IDOT issues Requests for Information to explore industry interest in Predevelopment Agreement with IDOT for proposed South Suburban Airport

March 14, 2017 – 3:07 pm | 734 views
IDOT issues Requests for Information to explore industry interest in Predevelopment Agreement  with IDOT for proposed South Suburban Airport

Procurement Request from the Illinois Department of Transportation:
IDOT is issuing this Request for Information (“RFI”) to explore industry interest in entering into a Predevelopment Agreement (“PDA”) with IDOT for the proposed South Suburban Airport (“SSA”) …

IDOT to gauge interest in South Suburban Airport

March 9, 2017 – 5:40 pm | 570 views
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The Illinois Department of Transportation will give the long-debated South Suburban Airport one more shot at life when it issues a Request for Information early next week seeking potential partners to develop and operate the …

Transportation investment discussed at 10/28 CSEDC quarterly forum

November 3, 2016 – 3:12 pm | 843 views
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Investment in transportation assets drives economic development in the Southland, particularly within communities surrounding the South Suburban Airport. That highlighted discussions at the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation’s quarterly forum held Oct. 28 at Bult …