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  • Visit the study website

    IL59 & Grand project public meeting held July 29

    ​The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) has advanced the Phase I study of the IL 59 and Grand Ave intersection. An informational open house to was held Tuesday July 29 to present opportunities for the public to review and provide comments for two alternatives that have been developed. Exhibits displayed at the meeting and additional information about the project are available at the study website.

    Comments can also be submitted until August 12 through the study website.

    Visit the study website

  • 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.

    More IDOT construction news

  • Closure beginning Monday August 4: IL Route 120 at Canadian National Railroad

    IL Route 120 just west of IL Route 83 will be fully closed at the Canadian National Railroad (CN RR) in the Village of Grayslake, Lake County beginning on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:00 AM through Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM for CN RR to perform repairs to the railroad grade crossing. The posted detour route for eastbound traffic on IL Route 120 will be to proceed southbound on Alleghany Road, to eastbound on Peterson Road, and northbound on IL Route 83 back to IL Route 120. The posted detour route for westbound traffic on IL Route 120 will be to proceed southbound on IL Route 83, westbound on Peterson Road, and northbound on Alleghany Road back to IL Route 120.

    More IDOT District 1 news

  • Washington Street to Close for 4 months on March 31, 2014 for Road Construction

    Round Lake, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation will be closing Washington Street, Lake County Route A-22, to through traffic from Cedar Lake Road, Lake County Route V-63, to Hainesville Road, Lake County Route V-66, beginning March 31, 2014 at 6 A.M for 4 months.

    View Official Announcement and Map

  • Construction Begins on I-94 and Grand Ave. Interchange

    I-94 RAMP CLOSURE: The Illinois Tollway begins work this week on the Grand Avenue (IL 132) Interchange project. This two-year project includes rebuilding seven of the eight ramps that make up the interchange in 2014 and 2015. The remaining ramp carrying traffic from Grand Avenue to eastbound I-94 was reconstructed in 2009. It begins the week of July 7 with the closure of eastbound I-94 ramp to westbound Grand Ave. This is the first of four scheduled ramp reconstructions scheduled for this year to improve safety and extend the life of the roadway.

    Read more about the project

  • Washington Street to reopen week of July 21

    Washington Street from Cedar Lake Road to Hainesville Road will reopen to through traffic during the week of July 21. Work will continue through mid-August.

    Read the press release

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  • Winchester Road at Metra Crossing to Close June 5

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will close Winchester Road at the Metra railroad crossing beginning at 6am on Thursday, June 5 in order to expand the railroad crossing as part of a roadway widening and intersection improvement project. Winchester Road is scheduled to be reopened to through traffic by 5pm on Wednesday, June 18.

    Read Press Release and Detour Map


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