1. Rebuild Illinois to Provide Significant Investment in Lake County Road Improvements

    The State of Illinois will invest $540 million in Lake County to improve roads, repair bridges and ease traffic congestion, including $325 million for new projects, as part of the $23.5 billion Rebuild Illinois state infrastructure plan. Learn more....
  2. Explore the New Wetlands at Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve by Drone!

    The Lake County Forest Preserve District is currently expanding and improving the Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve. View footage...
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Millburb Bypass Ribbon Cutting

US Route 45 Millburn Bypass Project Nears Completion

Local officials recently gathered to celebrate the opening of the US Route 45 Millburn Bypass in north-central Lake County. This $31 million project improved Route 45 from IL 132 to IL 173 and created a bypass of the Millburn Historic District, addressing one of the most congested traffic spots in Lake County, hence its nickname “the Millburn Strangler.”