News - Joliet and Will County

Joliet eyes container tax at Union Pacific intermodal

Not the first time city officials have broached the idea

CenterPoint Intermodal is seen in July. The Oak Brook-based CenterPoint announced earlier this year a handful of projects that will lead to the Joliet industrial park being halfway built out.
Cesar Guerrero stops by for an interview with the Herald-News on Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Herald-News office in Joliet, Ill.
Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk speaks about the Rebuild Illinois project and more specifically the extension of Houbolt Road, as Governor J.B. Pritzker listens, during a press conference held at Joliet Junior College. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Joliet.
CenterPoint Intermodal in Elwood is seen July 23. The success of developments like the intermodal and the upcoming Michelin distribution center has led to increased truck traffic on area roads and interstates.