Chicago Awarded $144 Million Through the New Bridge Investment Program to Rehabilitate Illinois International Port Calumet River Bridges

The ILLINOIS INTERNATIONAL PORT DISTRICT was honored to have a visit by special guests, VP Kamala Harris and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, along with other elected officials at the 95th Street Bridge to announce the $144M in funding toward the Chicago Department of Transportation Bridge Project. Read More.

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Illinois PGA Foundation to Host PGA Hope Golf Clinics and Veteran Play Days This Season

GLENVIEW, Ill. – May 2, 2022 – The Illinois PGA Foundation has announced its schedule of eight PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) complementary golf instruction clinics available to military veterans as well as two play days for the 2022 season. The first clinic for transitional living veterans began in early April with the rest of the clinics scheduled throughout the season. Read More

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Kemper Sports to Bring High School Golf to Two Chicago Public Schools

New golf teams to be established at Gwendolyn Brooks and Hyde Park High Schools with free course and range access at Harborside International as part of a commitment to youth golf. KemperSports today announced that it will bring junior golf programming to two south side Chicago high schools.

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Erik Varela, New Executive Director

The IIPD welcomes Erik Varela as the incoming Executive Director. "I am pleased to see the Illinois International Port District select an Executive Director who has such deep infrastructure, transportation and logistics expertise," said Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot. Read More

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COVID-19 Protocol at IIPD

As of Monday, April 13, 2020 EVERYBODY entering the Illinois International Port District must be wearing a face mask.  Anyone without a face mask being worn that covers both the nose and mouth will be denied entry to the port.

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