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Prairie Parkway Study Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Project Level Hot-Spot Analysis

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Grundy, Kendall, and Kane Counties, Illinois

January 4, 2008

  1. 1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  2. 2.0 PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT
  3. 3.0 PRAIRIE PARKWAY PROJECT DESCRIPTION
  4. 4.0 BACKGROUND OF PM2.5 REQUIREMENTS
    1. 4.1 Statuatory and Regulatory Requirements
    2. 4.2 PM2.5 Regional Conformity Determination
  5. 5.0 PM2.5 HOT SPOT ANALYSIS
    1. 5.1 Construction Emissions and Re-Entrained Road Dust
    2. 5.2 Existing Conditions
      1. 5.2.1 Air Quality Monitors
      2. 5.2.2 Transportation and Traffic Conditions
      3. 5.2.3 Built and Natural Environment
    3. 5.3 Emission Trends and Information
      1. 5.3.1 National Emission Trends
      2. 5.3.2 Illinois Statewide Emission Trends
      3. 5.3.3 Northeastern Illinois Region Future Emission Trends
      4. 5.3.4 Dan Ryan Reconstruction Project Level PM2.5 Emission Monitoring
    4. 5.4 PM2.5 Hot-spot Analysis Approach
      1. 5.4.1 Surrogate Site Selection
      2. 5.4.2 Proposed Improvement Forecast Traffic
      3. 5.4.3 Surrogate Site Comparisons
  6. 6.0 CONCLUSION
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