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    Washington Street Central Project

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted a construction open house on Wednesday, July 15 at the Round Lake Park Village Hall for the Washington Street Central Project (beginning at Grandview Drive and extending east to Haryan Way.) Materials on display at the public meeting can be viewed at the project website.

    Visit the project website

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    River Road to Close July 13 for Roundabout Construction

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing River Road to through traffic from Kelsey Road to Roberts Road beginning Monday, July 13 at 6 a.m. The closure will last approximately five months while the roundabout is under construction.

    Detour Route: Roberts Road, to U.S. Route 59 to Kelsey Road | view detour map
    Local traffic will have access from the south to residences and businesses within the closure area. To learn more about this project, visit the project website

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    Hawley Street project website launched

    ​This summer, the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will begin reconstructing Hawley Street between Midlothian Road and Seymour Avenue in the village of Mundelein. When complete, Hawley will have a center turn lane, new multi-use path, and improved water main, sanitary and storm sewers. The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2016. A project website has been developed to provide contact information and keep residents informed of construction activities, traffic pattern changes and schedule.

  • New website for Lake County Codes and Ordinances

    ​All Lake County codes and ordinances have been restated in one unified document. The Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances (Lake County Code) is now available in a searchable format online.

    Access the Lake County Code website

    Links to ordinances administered by the Lake County Division of Transportation

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    Petite Lake Road to Close for Reconstruction

    The Lake County Division of Transportation will close Petite Lake Road to through traffic from Fairfield Road to Illinois Route 59, beginning at 6am Monday, June 15. The closure will allow reconstruction and widening of Petite Lake Road and is scheduled to reopen by mid-August.

    Visit project construction page

  • Aptakisic Road Public Hearing Held May 20

    ​The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) conducted a public hearing to provide an overview of the Aptakisic Road Preliminary Engineering and Environmental (Phase I) Study and to present the preliminary preferred alternative. The hearing was held Wednesday, May 20 at the Buffalo Grove Village Hall.

    Learn more at the project website 

  • Peterson Road and Alleghany Road Public Information Materials

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted a Public Information Meeting for the reconstruction of Peterson Road and the resurfacing of Alleghany Road in the Village of Grayslake and Fremont Township. The meeting was held on May 14 at the Lake County Fairgrounds.  

    View exhibits on display at the public meeting - Choose "Documents" tab

  • 14th Street Open House

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted an open house on April 28 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center to share project information about improvements to 14th Street from IL131 (Green Bay Road) to Jackson Street in the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan. 

  • Washington Street Underpass Project: Haryan Way to Lake Street

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted a Construction Open House for the Washington Street Underpass Project on March 2 at the Grayslake Village Hall.

    View the meeting exhibits and learn more about the Washington Street Thoroughfare Project

  • Darrell Road open house held February 10

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted an open house/public meeting at the Island Lake Village Hall to begin the process of studying potential improvements to Darrell Road between Case Road and Fisher Road in the Village of Island Lake and Wauconda Township. At the meeting, the project was introduced and public input was gathered. Public comments can be submitted through February 24 by completing a form available on the study web page.

    Visit the study web page

  • Visit LakeCountyLife

    What makes Lake County special?

    ​A new website and video, "Lake County Life" takes a look at our county and all it has to offer!

    Visit the website

  • Buffalo Grove Road Phase I study

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is performing a Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Study (Phase I Study) for Buffalo Grove Road from Deerfield Parkway to IL Route 22. The study will evaluate long term improvements for Buffalo Grove Road in compliance with criteria for environmental studies. Also considered in this study is the completion of the existing bike path along the east side of Buffalo Grove Road. A public meeting was held on December 9, 2014 to review study materials and submit comments regarding the study. Comments can be submitted using the comment form posted on the website, or through the Contact Us form on the website. Comments submitted by December 23 will be entered into the public record.

    Learn about the project and review study materials at the study website

  • Proposed improvements to Old McHenry Road discussed at public hearing November 18

    A public hearing to discuss proposed improvements to Old McHenry Road was held November 18, 2014 at Kildeer Countryside Elementary School. The proposed project will consist of improvements along Old McHenry Road within downtown Long Grove. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Project Manager Chuck Gleason at 847.377.7447.

    Review materials and exhibits from the public meeting

  • Transit and paratransit options in Lake County

    Are you confused about transit and paratransit services in Lake County? Not even sure what they are or who can use them? Watch this LCTV video (6 min) to find out!

    Visit our transit and paratransit web pages

  • 2015 Road Construction Program Announced

    ​2015 will again be another extremely busy construction season for Lake County. This year, Lake County has $135M in road projects under construction--$65M in projects carried over from last year, and $75M in new projects.

    Read the press release

    Visit the road construction webpage

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