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Route 29 to Get a New Edition

Route 29 may have a new look in a few years, and that will mean bypassing Edinburg to the east.

Sal Madonia the Program Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation District 6 says that the bypass option was preferred.

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Madonia says that the new edition to Route 29 will resemble the other sections of Route 29.

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Madonia says that when the project is built will be dependent on weather conditions.

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Madonia says that the new section will improve safety, economic development and the capacity.

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There is will also be exits that will lead into Edinburg with the new bypass on Route 29.

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