Traveling E  on Big Timber you have  < 3 seconds before a car makes it to the intersection
  • Petitioned Diane O'Keefe

This petition was delivered to:

District Engineer - IDOT
Diane O'Keefe
Illinois Governor
Illinois State Senate
State Rep. Mike Fortner
State Sen. James Oberweis

Traveling E on Big Timber you have < 3 seconds before a car makes it to the intersection

    1. Janice Fitzgerald
    2. Petition by

      Janice Fitzgerald

      Carpentersville, IL

The people who live in and around this community feel that the corner of Route 20 and Big Timber is an extremely dangerous intersection for anyone to be crossing, especially teens who have just received their drivers license and are driving to school. The traffic on Route 20 moves at least 55-60 mph and has heavy traffic containing many large trucks. The road curves right by the Big Timber intersection making it difficult to judge cars/trucks coming south on Route 20. This is especially dangerous in the winter when roads are icy and snow covered with the open fields out in Hampshire. When on Big Timber going over Route 20 you have to go up and over a hill making it more difficult to get traction on wet or icy days. We are not only concerned about our teens driving but also the safety of the school buses crossing this dangerous intersection!

Diane O'Keefe, District Engineer - IDOT
Illinois Governor
Illinois State Senate
State Rep. Mike Fortner, Illinois-049
State Sen. James Oberweis, Illinois-025
Update to our cause! I am sure you have heard that there was yet another accident at this intersection and this time a woman has died. Please do something to this intersection to make it safer for all of our teens that are now driving through it to get to school!


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    Reasons for signing

    • Donna Kroc ELGIN, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      My children and grandchildren drive through this intersection on a routine basis. It's so dangerous! Please do something about it!

    • Emmanuel Marta PINGREE GROVE, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      My wife and I drive through this intersection with our 17 month old child

    • Susan Day MORRIS, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      I visit family here and go to this intersection to turn, It is a worry every time I go there, I have children and really think they should put a light here for the safety of the people.

    • Serafin Chaparro HAMPSHIRE, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      A traffic signal on this intersection is long overdue!

    • Michelle Golden HAMPSHIRE, IL
      • about 3 years ago

      I just saw one of the worst accidents ever last week. Sadly the woman in the car died...Something needs to be done before more people are killed!


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