JHN: Judge rules for Joliet, NorthPoint vote stays on agenda

The Joliet City Council vote on NorthPoint will proceed on Tuesday after a judge denied opponents’ attempts to delay the public hearing on the project.

Will County Judge John Pavich on Thursday ruled against Stop NorthPoint’s petition for a temporary restraining order that would have delayed the hearing and instructed the city to turn over documents related to any traffic or environmental studies…. Read more →

JHN: Stop NorthPoint exposes ‘Illiana Light’ expressway plan

Opponents to NorthPoint Development’s plan for a Joliet logistics park said the developer has urged state officials to resurrect a scaled-down version of the Illiana Expressway to gain a route to another intermodal 30 miles away.

Stop NorthPoint issued a news release citing emails among officials at the Illinois Department of Transportation discussing NorthPoint’s interest in what one referred to as “Illiana Light” to connect its logistics park with a proposed CSX intermodal in Crete…. Read more →