FY2023 Requests

Appropriations

In accordance with House rules, project requests will be posted here as they are submitted to the committee of jurisdiction. Requested projects will be considered by the House Appropriations Committee.

Projects are listed alphabetically by project name below:

  • Project Name: Advanced Manufacturing Training Program
    • Project Sponsor: St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department
    • Address: 19 Public Square, Suite 200, Belleville, Illinois 62220
    • Requested Amount: $950,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for employment training for individuals in disenfranchised areas who normally would not have access to such training. This project offers a rare opportunity for disenfranchised individuals to take advantage of initial staffing for a new advanced manufacturing plant.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Bluff Road Flood Relief
    • Project Sponsor:  Monroe County Highway Department
    • Project Location: 901 Illinois Avenue, Suite B, Waterloo, IL 62298
    • Requested Amount: $3,400,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used to raise a section of Bluff Road in Monroe County which is not protected by a levee. Three flooding events in the past six years from the nearby Mississippi River have resulted in the closure of Bluff Road for various lengths of time. This project would benefit all Monroe County residents by promoting economic growth, providing safe, reliable transportation facilities, and mitigating the impacts of flooding. Bluff Road is a critical link in travel from the St. Louis Metropolitan Area and its interstates to the southern portion of Monroe County and the Rock City Complex. The project will improve safety for all drivers by keeping almost 3000 vehicles per day off the busy Illinois Route 3, with its multiple signalized intersections and higher crash rates.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Dix Irvington Road Safety Project
    • Project Sponsor:  Jefferson County Highway Department
    • Address: 750 Old Fairfield Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 6286
    • Requested Amount: $1,600,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for roadway widening, rumble strips, resurfacing and culvert replacement of 7 miles of Dix Irvington Road between Route 51 and Boyd Road. This project will increase the safety of this roadway. It serves as one of Jefferson County’s most traveled routes with nearly 2000 vehicles per day. This project is a priority due to the number of accidents reported at this location as recognized by the receipt of HSIP funding.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Frank Scott Parkway Extension Project
    • Project Sponsor:  St. Clair County Government
    • Address: 1415 North Belt West, Belleville, IL 62226-5999
    • Requested Amount: $7,397,250
    • Explanation: The project will include construction of approximately 1.7 mile of new roadway. The extension will begin at the existing intersection of Cross Street/Frank Scott Parkway East and travel easterly to intersect with North Main Street and then continue southeasterly to the existing intersection of Maple Street/IL Route 158. The proposed extension would carry approximately 13,000 vehicles per day traveling east/west on Frank Scott Parkway and provide a more direct connection from Scott Air Force Base to the newly constructed hospital on Cross Street. Scott Air Force Base has neither a hospital nor an associated Emergency Room within their facility. The proposed extension could save critical response minutes from the base to the emergency facility at Memorial Hospital East on Cross Street.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Kellogg Dock Study to Respond to Climate Change
    • Project Sponsor:  Kaskaskia Regional Port District
    • Address: 336 N. Main Street, Red Bud, IL 62278
    • Requested Amount: $90,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used by Kaskaskia Regional Port District to conduct an underwater study and structural analysis needed to determine the infrastructure improvements that can be implemented that will allow the terminal to operate at higher water events. Upgrading Kellogg Dock to be able to function at higher flood events will reestablish a transload facility on the Mississippi River with connection to Union Pacific Railroad.
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  • Project Name: MidAmerica St. Louis Airport Federal Inspection Station Project
    • Project Sponsor: MidAmerica St. Louis Airport
    • Address: 9656 Air Terminal Drive, Ste. 100, Mascoutah, IL 62258
    • Requested Amount: $4,250,000
    • Explanation: The project would add a boarding gate with associated departure lounge and incorporate a new Federal Inspection Station (FIS) for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits. The 27,000 square foot facility responds to rapid growth at BLV and demand for international access. The project is necessary to allow for international commercial flights at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV), which would expand service offerings for underserved areas in the Metro East and the broader region. The project is Phase 4 of a broader terminal improvement program to add capacity, address ADA compliance and accessibility issues, and improve energy efficiency.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Mount Vernon Sanitary Sewer Lining Project
    • Project Sponsor:  City of Mt. Vernon
    • Address: 1100 Main Street, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864
    • Requested Amount: $2,411,896
    • Explanation: The funding would be used by Mount Vernon to update their sewer lines. The City's sanitary sewer system was installed prior to the 1950's and has exceeded its useful life and is starting to fail. The residents have experienced issues with sewer backups, drainage issues, foul odors, and manholes running over. This project will address the health and safety threats, provide dependable sewer service, and maintain IEPA compliance.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Old Depot Restoration Project
    • Project Sponsor:  Murphysboro Main Street Inc.
    • Address: 1701 Walnut St. Murphysboro, IL 62966
    • Requested Amount: $1,360,376.40
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for the replacement of the entire roof structure, windows, and tuckpointing of brick. It will also include the complete build out of the interior along with installing electric, HVAC, and ADA accessible bathrooms and entrances to complete a city welcome center. The funding will lead towards increased economic development and jobs for the town. This Old Depot Restoration projects will allow for one central place where visitors, current residents, current businesses and new or inquiring businesses can pick up all the information needed to see what Murphysboro has to offer and why they should settle in town.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Post Creek Cut Off Bridge Replacement
    • Project Sponsor:  Pulaski County Government
    • Address: 300 Dakota Rd Villa Ridge, IL 6299
    • Requested Amount: $1,000,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for the removal of the existing bridge, waterline, and approaches. They would construct a PPC I-beam bridge with reinforced concrete deck, replace the current approaches with concrete slabs and asphalt, and add an 8" waterline attached to the structure. The new bridge will promote efficiency, and safety on the roadway while guaranteeing a vital roadway remains open in Pulaski County. The current lanes are narrow compared to today's standards with no shoulders. The railing is well below todays crash related standards. The bridge will also act as a facility for a Fort Massac Waterline to cross the stream.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Pumphouse Road Resurfacing
    • Project Sponsor:  Mount Vernon Township
    • Address: 700 George Street, Mt. Vernon, IL 6286
    • Requested Amount: $160,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for an asphalt overlay from Tolle Road to George Street on Pumphouse Road in Mt. Vernon Township. Resurfacing this road would benefit the community with daily commutes, as it is the heaviest traveled roadway in Mount Vernon and serves approximately 1500 vehicles per day. It also serves as an alternate route when rail traffic is stopped impeding traffic through Route 15.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Randolph County Jail Renovation and Expansion
    • Project Sponsor:  Randolph County Government
    • Address: 200 W. Buena Vista Street, Chester, IL 62233
    • Requested Amount: $11,112,492
    • Explanation: The funding would be used by Randolph County for jail renovation and expansion. The new facility will maximize the use of taxpayer dollars by reducing maintenance costs, and the county jail provides space for all the cities and villages of the County, saving them money by not having to build and operate their own holding facilities.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Rogers Street North Project
    • Project Sponsor:  Monroe County Highway Department
    • Address: 901 Illinois Ave., Suite B, Waterloo, IL 6229
    • Requested Amount: $1,500,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used for new asphalt road and new oil and chip road on new alignment. The Rogers Street North project will extend Rogers Street to tie into a realigned Country Club Lane. The realignment of Country Club Lane will eliminate three nearly 90 degree turns and significantly reduce the number of run off the road accidents in this area. With development not only continuing but increasing along Country Club Lane, the reconstruction and realignment is necessary to provide a roadway that meets the needs of its new traffic load and improve safety for the traveling public.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Southern Illinois Airport Expansion
    • Project Sponsor:  Southern Illinois Airport Authority
    • Address: 665 North Airport Road, Murphysboro, Illinois 6296
    • Requested Amount: $5,585,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used to expand the Southern Illinois Airport’s taxiway A, aircraft ramp, and parking lots to support Southern Illinois’ growing aircraft industry. Completion of this project would result in the creation of more than 120 aviation technician jobs. Aircraft technician work will be brought back into the states from Mexico, where these jobs are presently maintained. Additionally, 100 construction jobs will be created including a high percentage for women and minority-owned firms. 
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Truck and Salt Shed Replacement – Perry County
    • Project Sponsor:  Perry County Highway Department
    • Address: 3698 IL Route 13/127, Pinckneyville, IL 62274
    • Requested Amount: $1,115,720.40
    • Explanation: The funding would be used to replace a truck storage building and a salt storage building. The existing buildings will be removed because they have structural issues that pose a health and safety threat for our employees. The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits. The proposed building removes the current possibility of an employee being hurt as a result of a building collapse. An injury of this type could be permanent, is a life changing event for the employee, and could result in massive costs by the County. This project will also increase the County’s efficiency so that they can invest extra funds into their road network.
    • Member certification form
  • Project Name: Woodlawn Road Overpass Project
    • Project Sponsor:  Jefferson County Highway Department
    • Address: 750 Old Fairfield Road, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
    • Requested Amount: $1,600,000
    • Explanation: The funding would be used to reconstruct and resurface the approaches to the Woodlawn Road Overpass and resurface the ending at Richview Road. This project benefits the community by providing a safe route for the traveling public. This is Phase 2 and final for this corridor project connecting Route 15 through Richview Road. This route serves 1350 vehicles per day and has received wide community support.
    • Member certification form

FY2022 Requests

Transportation and Infrastructure

In accordance with House rules, project requests will be posted here as they are submitted to the committee of jurisdiction. Requested projects will be considered by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.

Projects are listed alphabetically by project name below:

Appropriations

In accordance with House rules, project requests will be posted here as they are submitted to the committee of jurisdiction. Requested projects will be considered by the House Appropriations Committee.

Projects are listed alphabetically by project name below:

  • Project Name: Alton, Illinois Flood Relief and Recovery
  • Project Name: City of Alton Great Streets Streetscape Project
  • Project Name: East Alton Law Enforcement Cameras
  • Project Name: Frank Scott Parkway East/Thouvenot Lane Widening
    • Project Sponsor: St. Clair County Government
    • Project Location: Belleville, IL
    • Requested Amount: $5,110,000
    • PDF icon Member certification form 
  • Project Name: Greenmount Road from Lebanon Avenue to South of Frank Scott Parkway Widening
    • Project Sponsor: St. Clair County Government
    • Project Location: Belleville, IL
    • Requested Amount: $6 million
    • PDF icon Member certification form 
  • Project Name: Greenmount Road from Route 161 to Lebanon Avenue Widening
    • Project Sponsor: St. Clair County Government
    • Project Location: Belleville, IL
    • Requested Amount: $8.4 million
    • PDF icon Member certification form 
  • Project Name: Police Station and Emergency Operations Center -- Mt. Vernon
  • Project Name: Randolph County Jail Renovation
    • Project Sponsor: Randolph County Government
    • Project Location: Chester, IL
    • Requested Amount: $11,112,492
    • PDF icon Member certification form 
  • Project Name: Rural Health Outreach -- Red Bud
  • Project Name: Village of Pontoon Beach Street Improvement Project
    • Project Sponsor: Village of Pontoon Beach
    • Project Location: Pontoon Beach, IL
    • Requested Amount: $1,200,000
    • PDF icon Member certification form