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Greater Egypt Long Range Transportation Plan Virtual Public Meeting Set for April 27

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – There will be a Virtual Public Meeting regarding the Greater Egypt Long Range Transportation Plan on Wednesday, April 27 at noon.

You’ll learn about the Long Range Transportation Plan, review the draft plan’s findings, learn about the plan’s priority projects and implementation and provide feedback and comments.

According to a Facebook post from the Greater Egypt Regional Planning and Development Commission, this plan is an effort to craft an area-wide planning document to give investments in all modes of transportation for the next 20 years. It will help determine projects to be funded through existing sources and those projects requiring additional funding.

The plan includes Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry and Williamson counties excluding the Southern Illinois Metropolitan Planning Organization Area which consists of the Route 13 urbanized area from Murphysboro to Marion.

Please visit for more information and to sign up for the webinar.