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  • Public Meeting, Wadsworth Road at Lewis Avenue

    ​The Lake County Division of Transportation is hosting a Public Information Meeting to present information regarding potential improvements at the intersection of Wadsworth Road and Lewis Avenue in the Village of Beach Park and the City of Waukegan.

    Date:   Wednesday October 7, 2015
    Time:   5pm-7pm, Open House format
    Where: Village of Beach Park
               11270 W Wadsworth Rd, Beach Park

    The public will have an opportunity to learn about the project and view displays and information. Project team members will be on hand to answer questions.

    The meeting will be accessible to persons with a disability. Anyone planning to attend and needing special assistance should contact project manager Thomas Somodji at 847.377.7400 or email


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    Roberts Road to Close October 12 for Roundabout Construction

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Roberts Road to through traffic on Monday, Oct. 12 from Darrell Road to IL Route 59. River Road will remain closed, north of Kelsey Road, to through traffic as part of this phase of construction. The new roundabout will be constructed during the closure which will last approximately 20 days. When the road reopens, motorists will be driving through the new roundabout. Please follow the signed detour route. |  View detour map

    Roberts Road Detour Route: 
    Roberts Road, to Darrell Road to IL Route 176 to US Route 12/IL Route 59 to IL Route 59

    River Road Detour Route: 
    River Road to Kelsey Road to IL Route 59

    Local traffic will have access to residences and businesses within the closure area up to the intersection. For additional information regarding this project please visit



  • New website for Lake County Codes and Ordinances

    ​All Lake County codes and ordinances have been restated in one unified document. The Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances (Lake County Code) is now available in a searchable format online.

    Access the Lake County Code website

    Links to ordinances administered by the Lake County Division of Transportation

  • Peterson Road and Alleghany Road Public Information Materials

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted a Public Information Meeting for the reconstruction of Peterson Road and the resurfacing of Alleghany Road in the Village of Grayslake and Fremont Township. The meeting was held on May 14 at the Lake County Fairgrounds.  

    View exhibits on display at the public meeting - Choose "Documents" tab

  • 14th Street Open House

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted an open house on April 28 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center to share project information about improvements to 14th Street from IL131 (Green Bay Road) to Jackson Street in the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan. 

  • Washington Street Underpass Project: Haryan Way to Lake Street

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) hosted a Construction Open House for the Washington Street Underpass Project on March 2 at the Grayslake Village Hall.

    View the meeting exhibits and learn more about the Washington Street Thoroughfare Project

  • 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

  • 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

  • Buffalo Grove Road Phase I study

    The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is performing a Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Study (Phase I Study) for Buffalo Grove Road from Deerfield Parkway to IL Route 22. The study will evaluate long term improvements for Buffalo Grove Road in compliance with criteria for environmental studies. Also considered in this study is the completion of the existing bike path along the east side of Buffalo Grove Road. A public meeting was held on December 9, 2014 to review study materials and submit comments regarding the study. Comments can be submitted using the comment form posted on the website, or through the Contact Us form on the website. Comments submitted by December 23 will be entered into the public record.

    Learn about the project and review study materials at the study website

  • Proposed improvements to Old McHenry Road discussed at public hearing November 18

    A public hearing to discuss proposed improvements to Old McHenry Road was held November 18, 2014 at Kildeer Countryside Elementary School. The proposed project will consist of improvements along Old McHenry Road within downtown Long Grove. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Project Manager Chuck Gleason at 847.377.7447.

    Review materials and exhibits from the public meeting

  • Transit and paratransit options in Lake County

    Are you confused about transit and paratransit services in Lake County? Not even sure what they are or who can use them? Watch this LCTV video (6 min) to find out!

    Visit our transit and paratransit web pages

  • 2015 Road Construction Program Announced

    ​2015 will again be another extremely busy construction season for Lake County. This year, Lake County has $135M in road projects under construction--$65M in projects carried over from last year, and $75M in new projects.

    Read the press release

    Visit the road construction webpage

  • Roundabout Video

    This LCTV video, "Modern Roundabouts of Lake County" discusses this type of intersection and roundabout locations in Lake County.

    Watch now (9 min)​

  • ​Lake County 2040 Transportation Plan

    The Lake County Year 2040 Transportation Plan will serve as the blueprint for transportation improvements, including bicycle and transit components, for Lake County for the next two decades. An open house was held on Wednesday December 18 at the Lake County Division of Transportation to offer interested people the opportunity to view exhibits illustrating the proposed plan, ask questions and share feedback with LCDOT staff and consultants.

    Read an informational brochure about the 2040 Plan

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