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The Illinois State Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Section will conduct a 2-day enforcement initiative to inspect over 300 passenger carriers arriving at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.  The ISP Passenger Carrier Strike Force is a high visibility operation that supports the Department’s mission of keeping Illinois safe by removing unqualified drivers and keeping mechanically unsafe buses off the roadways.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation are partners in Traffic Safety with a common goal of saving lives through crash prevention and unwavering support of law enforcement efforts.   

 

Travel to the Farm Progress Show and Concert Site

Several routes are available to arrive at the Show site; however, the suggested route is as follows:

Take Pershing Road (Highway 121, Exit 138 on I-72) to Highway 48, turn left (north) and proceed to Hubbard Avenue. Turn right (east) on Hubbard Avenue and continue along Hubbard Avenue through Brush College Road. Continue along Reas Bridge Road to Gate G (College Park Drive).  Turn left (north) onto College Park Drive.

Please do not use Brush College Road, Hubbard Avenue, I-72 or Howard Brown Blvd during the course of the show. 

 

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