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"I don't care how pretty you make it. That doesn't make it acceptable to us," one resident said.
George described an industrial park with tree-lined roads and land set aside for conservation areas having public access. Buildings would have office-like settings with outdoor eating and meeting areas for workers. Barriers and turn-around areas would keep trucks from roaming into neighborhoods.
"We will have a jogging path actually through the entire park," he said. "We want to be people friendly."
The closed-loop system is dependent on a bridge crossing Route 53 in Elwood so trucks could get to the intermodals without leaving Compass Business Park. But Elwood is fighting the bridge in court, and people wanted to know what Plan B was if a judge rules for Elwood.