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2050 Long Range Transportation Plan Draft Public Comment Period

Kane County has completed a draft of the 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan and is soliciting comments from the public.  The purpose of the plan is to determine major transportation projects, guide transportation decisions, and identify resources to implement the critical transportation projects identified in the planning process.

 

A slide show introducing the plan and explaining how it was developed is available on the Kane County Division of Transportation 2050 Plan website  as well as the draft of the full plan.  Comments will be accepted through November 18 and will be reviewed prior to bringing the plan to the Kane County Board for adoption.

 

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Fox Valley Bike Share Program Launches

The City of Aurora, Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin, City of Batavia and Village of Montgomery have partnered with the Kane County Division of Transportation to launch the Fox Valley Bike Share System. The partner municipalities are all contracting with Koloni to provide the initial roll out of a unified and seamless bike share system in the Fox Valley.

Rental Prices:

Standard Bikes (No electric assist) - $4.00 for the first hour, $5.00 for additional hours

E-Bikes (In Batavia docking station only) - $9.00 for the first hour, $10 for additional hours  

Memberships are available for $50 annually and $10 monthly, under which the rider will always have the first hour free of charge.

​The program has established a Covid-19 cleaning procedure to protect riders.

For additional information, please contact Kane County Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Troy Simpson at simpsontroy@co.kane.il.us or via phone at (630) 444-2947.

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Longmeadow Parkway Connector Open to Traffic

We are pleased to announce the new Longmeadow Parkway roadway from White Chapel Lane to the IL Route 31 Connector Road is now open to traffic.

The remaining portions of the Longmeadow Parkway roadway east of the IL Route 31 Connector Road will remain CLOSED and restricted to ONLY CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC.

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The County appreciates your cooperation, patience and support which helped make this project a success.

Questions can be directed to Dave Boesch, Chief of Construction at (630) 845-7875. 

Kane County DOT Campus Closure

All Kane County Division of Transportation campus buildings located at 41W011 Burlington Road are closed until further notice. All KDOT operations continue during the closure​​. We encourage electronic submittals of correspondence, invoices, permit applications and any other materials to ensure prompt processing.  Bids and letting continue as scheduled.  

Please contact a staff member directly or phone our main number at (630) 584-1170 to make alternate arrangements during the closure. The main number is monitored and calls are routed to the appropriate staff member.  A staff directory can be found on our Contact Us page. 

Deliveries and Mail

​While our buildings remain closed until further notice, we still accept deliveries and hand carried paper submittals to our administration building.  We have installed a non US Postal mail slot in the front door to the Administration Building.  This slot can be used for hand delivered permit submittals and documents.  Larger deliveries are accepted during business hours by calling the phone number indicated on the front door signage.  A staff member will provide instructions for deliveries. Our main phone number is monitored and any questions can be directed to 630 584-1170.  

KDOT Bids and Letting

​All scheduled bids and lettings will be opened as advertised.  Any questions should be directed to Steve Coffinbargar at (630) 669-1223

More Flashing Yellow Arrow Improvements in 2019 and 2020

As part of incremental improvements to public safety, many traffic signals will be modified to include Flashing Yellow Arrow signals on Randall Road, Fabyan Parkway, and Orchard Road. To learn more about the improvement, click here​ to learn. To learn more about the specific improvement locations, see our Transportation Improvement Plan document, projects #60 and #61, pages 53 and 54, click here.

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