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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Now is Your Chance to Weigh-in on Proposal to Increase Freight Traffic 300% through Itasca

Canadian Pacific Railway submitted an application to acquire Kansas City Southern rail network. If the merger is approved, it could result in an additional 8 freight trains traveling through Itasca daily within 3 years.

As part of the application process, the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) wants your input and has extended accepting public comments through January 3, 2022.

Itasca has four at-grade crossings vehicle crossings between Prospect Ave and Rohlwing R...

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Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Downtown Plan Community Open House - January 20, 2022


How High Can We Aim in Downtown Itasca? Help Shape the Future of Downtown Itasca by Joining Us on Thursday, January 20 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. to share your thoughts, comments, and visions on the Draft Downtown Strategic Action Plan.

The Village is hosting the second community open house, to talk about Downtown Itasca and the different recommendations and actions that will bring your visions for the future to reality! The recommendations and actions for Downtown Itasca’s Str...

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Additional Info... Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Key Step in Downtown Revitalization in Progress

After years of planning, the Village of Itasca is taking another major step in revitalizing the downtown area by acquiring an anchor property in the middle of the block of Walnut Street.

For more information on this development, please click here.

Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Canadian Pacific Merger to Increase Trains through Itasca Zoom Meetings Scheduled December 7, 8 & 9

The Village of Itasca has been advised that Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern has filed an application with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to merge operations.

Last week, Canadian Pacific informed Village officials that the merger will likely result in 8 additional freight trains on the Milwaukee West line than is currently present.  The Village has begun working with other affected municipalities to qu...

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