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  • Harris Road at Peterson Road to close beginning Monday November 3

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will close Harris Road at Peterson Road beginning at 6am on Monday November 3. The closure is necessary to carry out work on the Peterson Road reconstruction and widening project. Harris Road is expected to be reopened by Monday November 10.

    Read the press release and detour map

  • Learn More About Transit Services Available Near You!

    Various Lake County agencies are hosting a Transit/Paratransit Informational Open House to talk about available transportation options in the Waukegan and North Chicago Area. Representatives from the Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee (LCCTSC), Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT), Pace, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and other service providers will be present to provide service information, answer questions, and hear any concerns you may have about service needs. View the event flyer

    Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22
    Time: 5 – 7 pm
    Location: Waukegan City Hall, 2nd floor Council Chambers,
    100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

  • CN Railroad crossing at Butterfield Road to close Monday, October 6

    The Canadian National Railroad has informed the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) that they will close the rail crossing at Butterfield Rd south of IL60 for 6 days beginning Monday October 6 at 6am. The closure is necessary in order to carry out routine track maintenance. The crossing is expected to reopen by the evening of Saturday October 11. The signed detour will be IL60 to US45 to Butterfield Rd.

    Read the press release and detour map

  • 2014 Deicing workshops scheduled for October 7 and 8

    Registration is underway for the October 7 roads workshop and the October 8 parking lots and sidewalks workshop. Workshops run from 7:30am – 2:30pm at the Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester, Libertyville. The fee is $35 per person per workshop and includes lunch and course materials.

    Online registration is required, registration deadline is October 1.  

    The workshops will cover deicing application rates; selecting and storing deicing materials; maintenance methods; case studies; and deicing policy. Participants will also learn how to calibrate equipment to optimize deicing application. Participants can take and pass a course exam to be listed as a Lake County Preferred Provider.

    View the program flyer  |   Read the press release

  • UPDATE: Rollins Road traffic pattern shift now scheduled to begin Thursday September 25

    Turning movements will be restricted at the Rollins Rd and IL83 intersection beginning Thursday September 25 at 6am. Eastbound and westbound traffic on Rollins will be moved to the newly-constructed lanes under the temporary bridge at IL83 and the newly-constructed bridge carrying the Canadian National Railroad over Rollins Rd west of the intersection. The schedule calls for the restriction to remain in place through November, weather permitting.

    Read the updated press release with detour map

    Visit the project website for more information

  • 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


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