(605 ILCS 10/14.2) (from Ch. 121, par. 100-14.2)
    Sec. 14.2. Prior to submission of preliminary plans to the Governor, the Authority shall hold a public hearing at which any person may appear, express opinions, suggestions or objections or direct inquiries relating to the proposed toll highway to the Directors. Any person may submit a written statement to the Authority at the hearing, whether appearing in person or not. The hearing shall be held in a county through which the proposed toll highway is to be constructed and shall be attended by at least 5 Directors. The Authority shall give notice of the hearing by advertisement on three successive days at least 15 days prior to the date of the hearing in a daily newspaper published in and of general circulation in each county through which the proposed toll highway is to be constructed or, if there be no such newspaper, then in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the county. Such notice shall state the date, time and place of the hearing, the route of the proposed toll highway, the municipalities to be afforded immediate access thereto, and the estimated cost of the proposed toll highway. The proceedings at the hearing shall be transcribed, the transcript shall thereafter be made available at reasonable hours for public inspection and a copy thereof together with a copy of all written statements submitted at the hearing, shall be submitted to the Governor with the Authority's preliminary plans.
(Source: P.A. 81-1363.)