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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

According to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1, pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of this Act.  Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussing public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest.

For information regarding access to IDOT's records, as well as which records are available for reasonable public inspection, please view the following policy:

For IDOT FOIA requests, please send an email to  Or mail to:

Illinois Department of Transportation
Office of Chief Counsel FOIA Officer
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62764