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Effective 1 January 2018, Citizens for Smart Growth does not plan to add content to this website.  However, the site will remain available for historical purposes and in the event the organization becomes active in the interest of Smart Growth on another current issue. 


"Notice is hereby given that the protection afforded by the Corridor Protection Map for the proposed FAP 888 - Gateway Connector which was approved by IDOT on 9 Mar 05 has been abolished by an Order of the Secretary dated February 10, 2017. "

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Our Mission: Stop158 and the Gateway Connector corridor, encouraging instead alternative transportation options which strengthen existing communities where residents in all stages of life may safely live, work, shop, learn and play, while preserving open space, farm land, and environmentally sensitive areas.

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