Ela Rd - From IL Rte 22 to Cuba Rd
Limits: From IL Rte 22 to Cuba Rd in the Village of Lake Zurich.
Description: The project consists of asphalt resurfacing and the installation of bike friendly shoulders. New sidewalk is also being constructed. On the west side of Ela Rd south of US 12, new sidewalk will connect to the existing sidewalk south of the McDonald's property. On the east side of Ela Rd north of US 12, new sidewalk will connect to the existing sidewalk at IL 22.
11/9/16 - The resurfacing of Ela Road from IL Rt. 22 to Cuba Road is nearly complete. This project also included the addition of bike friendly shoulders and new sidewalk. The new pavement is in and the pavement markings should be installed by the end of this week. Next week you may see some additional landscaping work as this projects comes to a close.
Matt Mitchell, Resident Engineer
10/26/16 - Construction of the new sidewalk is in progress, and the excavation for the new sidewalk is complete. Milling of the road surface is complete, and so is the patching of bad areas of pavement. The first layer of asphalt is expected to be placed Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29. Intermittent work will occur early next week followed by paving the final layer of asphalt towards the end of the week. Expect early lane closures and heavier traffic in order to allow paving to be done in a timely manner.
9/28/16 - The Lake County Division of Transportation is resurfacing Ela Road from IL Rt. 22 to Cuba Road. This project also includes the addition of bike friendly shoulders and new sidewalk. Work began September 12, 2016. The Contractor has made modifications to the curb and gutter in preparation for the new sidewalk and has started excavating to widen the shoulders. Work will continue this week with sidewalk related items, with plans to mill Ela Road starting the week of October 3, 2016. Paving will follow soon aft/er. Expect daily or intermittent lane closures and use caution when travelling through the project site.
9/7/16 - The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is resurfacing Ela Road from IL Rte 22 to Cuba Road. This project also includes the addition of bike friendly shoulders and new sidewalk. Work is expected to begin the week of September 12, 2016. The Contractor plans to start working along the shoulder of the road, which will require daily lane closures. Next you will see workers replacing the curb and gutter and working on the new sidewalk that extends north and south of Rt. 12 and Ela Road. By the end of the month, or the beginning of October, the contractor expects to begin milling operations, and paving will follow later in the month.
7/22/16 - The project is currently delayed by railroad insurance approval. This project is now expected to begin in August and completed by November.