Friday, April 5, 2013
The road project affects Hintz Road from Arlington Heights Road east to Milwaukee Avenue and will include lane reductions and subsequent delays through September.
If you need to travel on Hintz Road between Arlington Heights Road and Milwaukee Avenue, you may want to find an alternate route through September. That's because a road construction project is currently underway in the four-lane section of Hintz Road, from Arlington Heights Road east to Milwaukee Avenue. The work will cause rotating lane reductions and delays for drivers, according to Scott Shirley, director of public works for the Village of Arlington Heights. The Cook County Highway Department is the lead agency on the project, but is working with affected municipalities, including Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove and Wheeling. The project will include grinding and patching of the concrete pavement, and during staging and the pouring …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
IDOT crews are expected to begin work this spring.
Route 45 is among a series of Lake County roads scheduled to be resurfaced by the Illinois Department of Transportation this year. Resurfacing will be done on Route 45, also known as Old Half Day Road, between Route 83 and Half Day Road, Lake County officials said. The work, which is expected to go out for bid this month, is anticipated to begin in May and be completed in October.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane until August.
A stretch of Arlington Heights Road north of Lake-Cook Road in Buffalo Grove will go under construction this spring and the project is expected to last through the summer. Work on the southbound bridge between Auburn Lane and Checker Road is tentatively scheduled to begin April 3. The work is projected to be completed in August. The work will include the removal and replacement of the southbound bridge deck beams, sidewalk and curb replacement, road resurfacing, pavement markings, landscaping and bike path drainage improvements under the bridge. Southbound Arlington Heights Road traffic will be reduced to one lane during the project. The northbound lanes are not expected to be affected, according to the Lake County Department of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
A stretch of Deerfield Road was originally scheduled be closed from April 15-19. Flooding has delayed the construction.
Updated April 23: The contractor is expected to return to finish the culvert crossing and reopen Deerfield Road by the evening of April 26, according to an update from the Lake County Division of Transportation. The smaller culvert under Hoffman Lane will be worked during the week of April 29. Residents on Hoffman Lane will be asked to use the entrance off of Portwine Road while this work is in progress. Deerfield Road may have minor delays as trucks and equipment enter or leave the work zone. Jasmine Lane will be finished following some unforeseen underground cable relocation by the utility company. This work will also have minor delays to Deerfield Road as trucks and equipment enter or leave the work zone. "We appreciate the patience …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Road will be closed for concrete resurfacing; Sandalwood can be accessed from Dunstan Lane and detour signs will be posted.
The Lake County Division of Transportation will close Sandalwood Road to all traffic at the intersection of Buffalo Grove Road beginning 8 a.m. Monday, June 11. The concrete resurfacing project is expected to be completed by Sunday, July 1. The 21-day project will require motorists to access Sandalwood Road from Dunstan Lane, according to a press release from Lake County. Detour signs will be posted during resurfacing to direct motorists.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Here's a look at what's in store for the new year.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The Illinois Tollway will invest nearly $609 million in 2012 for projects to repair and rebuild roadways, bridges and interchanges and other capital investments across the 286-mile system and begin the first year of the agency's new $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. "The Move Illinois Program is a 15-year plan that will allow us to maintain our existing system of roadways and build new capacity to ensure that the Tollway will meet the needs of the Midwest region 10, 20 and 30 years from now," said Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur. "We want our customers to know about the construction planned in 2012 and how their tolls are being reinvested in the Tollway system." More …
Friday, September 16, 2011
Roads are under construction by the Illinois Department of Transportation as well as the Lake and Cook county highway departments.
Road patching on Route 83 will limit traffic to one lane in each direction for another two weeks and between Route 22 and Route 45 for the next three to four weeks. The project is being conducted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). IDOT will soon begin patching portions of Milwaukee Avenue from Route 60 to Route 22, and resurfacing Olde Half Day Road (north of Route 22), from Milwaukee Avenue to Route 22. While IDOT has not provided a specific start date, the project is expected to be performed in the next two to three weeks. Concrete patching and curb replacement will be performed by the Lake County Department of Transportation on Deerfield Parkway from Milwaukee Avenue to McHenry Road. The project, which could including …
Friday, August 12, 2011
The sinkhole that has caused lane closures on Hicks Road, just north of Dundee Road, still is several weeks from being repaired.
The damaged sewer line and sinkhole that has closed part of Hicks Road will likely not be fixed for three or four more weeks. Sergio Serafino, an engineer with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, said the damage to the sewer line was much worse than first thought. Workers lowered a video camera into the sewer line Friday and discovered that more extensive work will be needed to repair the line. The damaged sewer line created a sinkhole that extended under the southbound lanes of Hicks Road near Dundee Road. Hicks is down to one lane of two-way traffic in the area. The sinkhole formed after 5.5 inches of rain fell in about a three hour period July 23. Previously, Sanjay Patel, north plant manager for the water …
Friday, April 22, 2011
As the Lake County Department of Transportation prepares for next week's construction project, Buffalo Grove police are warning drivers to find alternative routes.
Yet another construction project will begin next week on Arlington Heights Road. The Lake County Highway Department will start replacement of the bridge deck and beams on northbound Arlington Heights Road at Buffalo Creek, according to a press release from the Buffalo Grove Police Department, which is urging motorists to avoid the road by using alternate routes. The project will run about one-quarter mile north of Lake-Cook Road. Construction will begin with the closure of the northbound lanes, medians and turn lanes. All traffic will be shifted to the southbound lanes in the construction zone, which will be limited to one lane in each direction from Checker Road to Lake-Cook Road. "We have to take the top of the bridge off and put a new …