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Economic Development Location

Streamwood is conveniently located with easy access to major roadways and O'Hare Airport.Location.  The key word in choosing the best development site for your business.  Where you are located directly impacts how your business will grow.  Easy accessibility, whether to bring in a quality staff or ship
out premier finished goods is critical.  Location is the backbone of your industry.

No other community offers as strategic a location as Streamwood.  Interstate 90 can be accessed at Barrington Road or Route 59, connecting you to Chicago and beyond.  I-90 is less than two miles away from the region's prime development area in the north-south commercial corridor.  The Elgin-O'Hare Expressway facilitates travel, with swift access to I-290, I-355, I-294 and Route 53.

For travel or shipping by air, O'Hare International Airport is 15 miles due east of Streamwood.  Midway, another of Chicago's airports, is approximately 30 miles to the southeast.

For travel by rail, The Milwaukee Road Metra commuter station, which connects directly into Chicago's
historic Union Station, is an easy five minute drive south.

In addition to these direct routes of transportation, Streamwood is adjacent to a number of major state and county highways.  These roads provide access to the entire northwest suburban region.  Illinois Route 59 is on the western edge of the Village.  A major thoroughfare for the northern and western suburbs, Route 59 is a direct link to both I-90 to the north, and I-88 to the south. Lake Street (Route 20) is located on the southern edge of the Village. Lake Street connects the eastern edge of Cook County, along the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, to the Fox River Valley and beyond.  Route 20 is the anticipated western leg of the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway.  The intersection of Routes 59 and 20 is targeted to be a prime growth area. Irving Park Road (Route 19) is the main east-west divider in the Village and a major thoroughfare for the region.  Barrington Road is the main north-south thoroughfare, providing convenient access from the north or south.