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  • Fremont Center Road Project

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted an open house March 18 to provide information about potential improvements to the intersection of Fremont Center Road and the surrounding area. Public comments regarding transportation issues and concerns in this area are being accepted through April 1 using this comment form at the study webpage.

  • 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

  • Washington Street Underpass Project: Haryan Way to Lake Street

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is hosting a Construction Open House for the Washington Street Underpass Project. Construction will be kicking off soon, so this meeting is an opportunity to view the construction plans and schedule, and to talk with representatives from LCDOT and the project consultant. The meeting will be conducted in an informal, open house format. You may attend the open house at any time between 5 – 7 p.m. to ask questions and view the maps and exhibits.

    When:   March 2, 5 – 7 p.m.
    Where:  Grayslake Village Hall, 2nd Floor Board Room
    10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake

    Learn more about the Washington Street Thoroughfare Project

    The meeting will be accessible 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.

  • 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

  • River Road to reopen Thursday, February 5

    River Road (County Route V50) at Roberts Road (V45) is scheduled to be reopened to traffic by mid-morning on Thursday, February 5, weather permitting. A temporary traffic signal has been installed for traffic control at the intersection. River Road will close again later this spring for the construction of the roundabout.
    For more information about the River Road at Roberts Road intersection improvement project, please visit the project website at

  • 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

  • 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

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