Darrell Road Open House February 10
The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is hosting an open house/public meeting to study potential improvements to Darrell Road between Case Road and Fisher Road in the Village of Island Lake and Wauconda Township. At the meeting, LCDOT will introduce the project, present the project schedule, and seek input and comments. Maps and existing traffic conditions will be available for viewing. Feel free to attend the meeting at any time during the open house.
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 10, 5–7pm
Location: Island Lake Village Hall
3720 Greenleaf Ave., Island Lake
The meeting will be open to persons with a disability. Anyone in need of special assistance and planning to attend should contact Project Manager Matt Emde at 847.377.7400 or email@example.com
by February 3.
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!
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Rollins Road temporary bridge removal completed
The temporary IL 83 bridge has been successfully removed. The contractor will spend the next few weeks disassembling the bridge and removing the concrete and steel sheeting at the abutments.
Learn more at the project website http://www.rollinsroadgateway.com
Don't Crowd the Plow - new LCTV safety video
Winter driving in Lake County means sharing the road with snowplows. This new LCTV video tells you what you need to know about plow operations and safe following distances. Watch now
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
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 learn more about them.
Visit our transit and paratransit web pages
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
Provide input into IL Route 53/120 Corridor at two hearings in November
The public can provide input into the Land Use Plan for the proposed Illinois Route 53/120 Corridor. Your input will be used to create a plan that will protect natural resources and quality of life, and identify opportunities to improve recreation, increase access to transit, promote efficient and effective land use, and enhance economic development.
Wadsworth Road intersections public meeting
The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) has initiated a study for improvements to the intersections of Wadsworth Road at Dilleys Road, U.S. Route 41, and Kilbourne Road to consider capacity, safety, and projected future travel demand. A public information meeting was held Monday September 15 to present the study schedule, planning process and stakeholder involvement opportunities, and to provide an opportunity for the public to share perspectives about transportation issues and concerns regarding the study area. Public comments collected at the meeting or submitted through the Contact Us form on the project website by September 29 will be entered into the public meeting record.
View exhibits and study documents | Visit the study website
Peterson Rd lane closures to begin Monday, September 15
There will be no left turn access to northbound and southbound Illinois Route 83 from Peterson Road for 3 weeks beginning September 15, 2014 at 6am. The closure is necessary as part of the Peterson Road reconstruction and widening project. The signed detour route for the Peterson Road closure will be Peterson Road (Lake County Route A-33) to Midlothian Road(Lake County Route V-73) to Winchester Road (Lake County Route A-34) to Illinois Route 83. Thank you for your patience.
Read press release with detour map
This LCTV video, "Modern Roundabouts of Lake County" discusses this type of intersection and roundabout locations in Lake County.
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Help shape the future of Lake County's housing and community development
Lake County government needs your input! Help us prioritize the use of federal grant funds for housing and community development activities over the next five years. Take this survey
(available in English
) to assess affordable housing, neighborhood conditions, access to parks, job training programs and other needs of low- and moderate-income individuals and households. Results of the survey will be presented to the Lake County Board in the fall.
Closure beginning Monday August 18: IL Route 83 at Canadian National Railroad
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that IL Route 83 will be fully closed at the Canadian National Railroad in the Village of Grayslake, Lake County beginning on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM through Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM for the repairs at the grade crossing.
The posted detour route for northbound traffic on IL Route 83 is to proceed westbound on Peterson Road, northbound on Alleghany Road, and eastbound on IL Route 120 back to IL Route 83. The posted detour route for southbound traffic on IL Route 83 is to proceed westbound on IL Route 120, southbound on Alleghany Road, and eastbound on Peterson Road back to IL Route 83.
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Read more about the project
2014 Road Construction Program Announced
2014 will again be another extremely busy construction season for Lake County. This year's $170 million road program exceeds last year's investment of $126 million, making this Lake County's most significant construction program to date.
Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will continue multiple projects already underway and start a number of new reconstruction and widening projects, intersection improvements, resurfacing projects, and several pedestrian/bike path projects this year.
Read the press release
Visit the road construction webpage