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Infrastructure Council

The Infrastructure Council focuses on public systems that are essential to Illinois business: roads and bridges, railways (freight and public transit), shipping via waterways, and airports. The Council is seeking new members to initiate efforts for water supply and treatment, utilities, pipelines, power generation, power distribution systems and communications networks. All of these systems impact the civic, social and economic future of the people and employers of Illinois.

Currently there are four Issue Committees to address pending and emerging issues

  • Railroads & Transit
  • Roads, Bridges & Airports
  • Waterways & Ports
  • Clean Water, Telecommunications, & Pipelines

Latest Newsletter and Archive of Infrastructure Newsletters

Council Staff


Benjamin Brockschmidt

Executive Director


Ray LaHood – “Let’s Put America To Work”

Infrastructure Council Links

Illinois River Economic Impact and Cluster Analysis Report – August 2016

Letter to Congress Urging Action on Transportation

Gaining Insight into GLMRIS:  An Investigation of the Benefits & Costs of the Alternatives in the Great Lakes & Mississippi River Interbasin Study – February 2014

Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin Study Report – January 2014

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