Project Study Team
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is the lead agency for the Chicago to Dubuque Rail Program.
Illinois Department of Transportation
Within the State of Illinois, IDOT has responsibility for the planning, construction and maintenance of Illinois’ extensive transportation network, which includes, highways and bridges, airports, public transit, rail freight and rail passenger systems.
The Office of Intermodal Project Implementation administers the rail service programs that supplement rail passenger service provided by Amtrak and that preserve rail freight service. This Bureau is leading the overall project management for the development and implementation of the Chicago to Dubuque Service Development Program.
A program management team lead by Patrick Engineering has been supporting IDOT in the development, engineering/design, public involvement and implementation of the Chicago to Dubuque Rail Program. The Patrick team includes support from its sub-consultants, including Images, Inc. and Program Management & Control Services, LLC.
Additional Project Partners
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC)
- Key representatives for communities and cities along the corridor