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ICT Researchers Identify Green-Friendly Practices for IDOT Rest Areas

Illinois has 53 interstate rest areas and welcome centers that provide restroom facilities, vending machines, and tourist information for the traveling public. These rest areas are open every day of the year and are used by nearly 35 million people annually. The facilities, which are maintained by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), range from 10 to 50 years old, and many need upgrades, especially to improve their environmental and economic performance.

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