Ill. Admin. Code tit. 92, § 810.70 - Public Review of State Rail Plan Update

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

a) The detailed line analyses will be published in the State Rail Plan Update or as individual amendments thereto. They will be available for public review from the Department. Notification of updates and amendments will be placed in the official State newspaper and local newspapers within the project area. This will provide all interested parties with the opportunity to review each project analyzed and understand the benefits and cost associated with each project. The State Rail Plan Update will contain the following items:
1) Documentation of any changes in Department rules which may affect the plan.
2) Evaluations of the efficiency of the project(s) for employment retention or development associated with continued or new rail services as described in Section 810.30 under "Economic Benefits."
3) Updated information from previous published plans or amendments (if any) which have been found to be incomplete or incorrect as a result of actions on the part of shippers, railroads, or units of local government.
4) A list of lines abandoned or services which have been discontinued since the last submission of the Plan Update.
5) Changes in State or federal legislation affecting funds for rail purposes.
6) Other updates and analyses as may be appropriate as a result of actions by railroad companies, the Interstate Commerce Commission, or other State agencies, such as:
A) Changes in System Diagram Maps produced by railroads;
B) Petitions for abandonment under 49 U.S.C. 109(1985) (the Revised Interstate Commerce Act) or Sections 18C-1701 et seq. of the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 951/2, pars. 18C-1701 et seq.) or Interstate or Illinois Commerce Commission actions on such petitions.
b) Notice of the opportunity for a public hearing on the Rail Plan shall be published in accordance with 49 CFR 266.15(1987), not including any later amendments or editions). The Public shall be allowed thirty days to review and comment on each project analyzed. Notice of the hearing shall also be published, as applicable.

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Ill. Admin. Code tit. 92, § 810.70

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