Buffalo Grove's help with rescue attempt, police blotter and fun with elf
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Amy Johnson
Sunday, December 2, 2012
UPDATE: Man Dies After Fall at Sunnyside Corp in Wheeling Police Blotter: Christmas Inflatables Slashed Rescue crews attempt to rescue man from 6,000-gallon tank in Wheeling. Voice Your Opinion on Aptakisic Road Road project gets input from residents. 5 Creative Ideas to Have More Fun with your Elf on the Shelf News ways the elf can bring fun to your household. Police Blotter: Scam At Starbucks; Wrong Powerball Tickets Before the big drawing, someone gets the wrong kind of tickets. Police Blotter: Christmas Inflatables Slashed Neighbor's Christmas decorations are damanged.
Should the road be widened? Turn lanes be added? Or left alone completely? These are the questions being asked by the Lake County Division of Transportation.
The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) held an initial public hearing on future potential changes to Aptaksic Road Wednesday night in Buffalo Grove. The LCDOT is evaluating the 1.2 miles of Aptakisic Road from Route 83 on the west to Buffalo Grove Road on the east. It is located within both communities of Buffalo Grove and Long Grove. The LCDOT found that the existing traffic volume in a 24-hour weekday period on the road averages 14,200 vehicles, using data from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). That volume is expected to rise to 23,000 vehicles per day by 2040. That will put the road at or near capacity, according to LCDOT. How to deal with the current and future traffic levels is the question. About 80 …