PROJECT INFORMATION

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ALERT:

Lake Cook Road between Raupp Boulevard and Hastings Lane is reduced down to one lane in each direction. Expect long delays and be alert when driving through the work zone.

PROJECT LOCATION MAP

Lake Cook Road will be reconstructed from Raupp Boulevard to Hastings Lane. 

 

  • Buffalo Grove Road will be reconstructed from Church Road to north of Bernard Drive.
     

  • Route IL-83/ McHenry Road will be reconstructed from Buffalo Grove Town Center to Weiland Road.
     

  • Weiland Road will be reconstructed from Woodstone Drive to Route
    IL-83/McHenry Road. 

     

  • Weiland Road will also be extended on a new alignment to continue past Route IL-83/McHenry Road and end at Buffalo Grove Road.
     

  • Aptakisic Road will be reconstructed into a cul-de-sac to accommodate the Weiland Road extension to Buffalo Grove Road.

= Roadway Improvement Area

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TRAVEL ADVISORIES

January 31, 2020 – Construction and daily lane closures will begin the week of February 3rd.


There will be daily one lane closures on the eastbound and westbound lanes of Lake Cook Road, northbound lane of Buffalo Grove, and northbound lane of Weiland Road. The contractor will begin working on watermain relocation and the installation of temporary street lighting and traffic signal systems.




February 6, 2020 - There will be daily lane closures from 7am-4pm Monday-Friday on the eastbound...


There will be daily lane closures from 7am-4pm Monday-Friday on the eastbound and westbound lanes of Lake Cook Road, northbound lane of Buffalo Grove, and Northbound lane of Weiland Road.




March 12, 2020 - There will be daily lane closures from 7am-4pm Monday-Friday.


There will be daily lane closures from 7am-4pm Monday-Friday.




March 16, 2020 - Closures of Aptakisic Rd to through traffic will allow the contractor to start...


Starting the week of 3/23/20 closures of Aptakisic Road to through traffic will allow the contractor to start work on the Weiland Road extension between Buffalo Grove Road and IL-83 (McHenry Road). The contractor will also be starting to work the removal of the existing box culvert and construction of the new Weiland bridge over Buffalo Creek.




March 23, 2020 - Aptakisic Road between Buffalo Grove Road and IL-83 (McHenry Road)...


As of 3/23/20 Aptakisic Road between Buffalo Grove Road and IL-83 (McHenry Road) will be closed to through traffic. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday throughout the project site.




March 30, 2020 - Starting the week of 3/30/20 IL-83 (McHenry Rd) between Fairway..


Starting the week of 3/30/20 IL-83 (McHenry Rd) between Fairway View Drive and Lake Cook Road will be placed into Stage 1 Maintenance of Travel configuration. During this stage lanes will be reduced to a single lane in each direction. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday throughout the project site.




April 10, 2020 - Stage 2 Maintenance of Traffic Configuration will allow the...


Stage 2 Maintenance of Traffic Configuration will allow the contractor to begin installation of the new roadway drainage system and place temporary pavement that will be required for staging later in the project. Drivers should be alert and watch for flaggers along the workzone near the construction operations.




April 13, 2020 - Starting the week of 4/13/20, Buffalo Grove Road between...


Starting the week of 4/13/20, Buffalo Grove Road between Bernard Drive and Church Road, and IL-83 between Fairway View Drive and Old Checker Drive will be placed into Stage 2 Maintenance of Traffic Configuration. Lanes will be reduced to a single lane in each direction.

There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.




July 23, 2020 - A new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road between...


New traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road between IL-83 and Hastings Lane. Traffic is reduced down to one lane in each direction. Expect long delays and be alert when driving though the work zone.




April 20, 2020 - Starting the week of April 20, please be advised of a new...


Starting the week of April 20, please be advised of a new traffic pattern along Buffalo Grove Road and IL-83 (McHenry Road). There are temporary traffic signals in use along Lake Cook Road and IL-83. Please be alert and drive with caution through the work zone. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.




May 1, 2020 - Please be advised of a new traffic pattern along Buffalo Grove Road..


Please be advised of a new traffic pattern along Buffalo Grove Road and IL-83 (McHenry Road). There are temporary traffic signals in use along Lake Cook Road and IL-83. Please be alert and drive with caution through the work zone. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.




May 7, 2020 - Please be advised of a new traffic pattern for Weiland Road...


Please be advised of a new traffic pattern for Weiland Road south of Lake Cook Road to occur the week of May 11, 2020. Be alert for flaggers along the work zone. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.




May 21, 2020 - Please be advised periodic one way traffic along Buffalo Grove...


Please be advised periodic one way traffic along Buffalo Grove Road will be starting the week of May 25, 2020. Expect long delays and be alert for flaggers along the work zone. Be alert for new traffic pattern on Weiland Road south of Lake Cook Road. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.

The contractor will begin installing storm sewer laterals across Buffalo Grove Road starting the week of May 25th. In order to install these laterals flaggers will periodically stop traffic to allow flow in only one direction at a time. Expect long delays while this work is occurring and plan to use alternate routes if possible. At the end of each work day the roadway will be restored to allow traffic in both directions on Buffalo Grove Road.




June 2, 2020 - Lake Cook Road will be reduced down to one lane in each...


Lake Cook Road will be reduced down to one lane in each direction starting the week of June 8th. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road. Periodic one way traffic will continue along Buffalo Grove Road for the next 2 weeks. Expect long delays and be alert for flaggers along the work zone. There will be daily lane closures from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday along Lake Cook Road and Weiland Road.

The contractor will be placing traffic into a one lane configuration along eastbound and westbound Lake Cook Road starting the week of June 8th. Once traffic is staged along Lake Cook Rd the Contractor will be able to start the reconstruction of the roadway. The contractor will be completing the installation of storm sewer laterals and pavement patching along Buffalo Grove Road over the next 2 weeks. In order to complete this work flaggers will periodically stop traffic to allow flow in only one direction at a time. Expect long delays while this work is occurring and plan to use alternate routes if possible. At the end of each work day the roadway will be restored to allow traffic in both directions on Buffalo Grove Road.




June 11, 2020 - Lake Cook Road is reduced down to one lane in each direction...


Lake Cook Road is reduced down to one lane in each direction between Raupp Boulevard and Lexington Drive. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road. Contractor will be shifting traffic daily along IL-83 north of Lake Cook Road. Periodic one way traffic will continue along Buffalo Grove Road. Expect long delays and be alert for flaggers along the work zone.




June 24, 2020 - Lake Cook Road is reduced down to one lane in each direction...


Lake Cook Road is reduced down to one lane in each direction between Raupp Boulevard and Lexington Drive. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road. Pattern Change on IL-83 (McHenry Road) is scheduled for the Week of 6/29/20. Be alert when driving though the workzone.

The Contractor will be placing traffic into Stage 4 Maintenance of Traffic Configuration along IL-83 the week of 6/29/20. Once traffic is placed in this configuration the Contractor will be able to finish storm sewer installations and start the reconstruction of the roadway. During this stage IL-83 (McHenry Road) will remain a single lane in each direction from Pauline Avenue to Fairview Drive. Be alert when driving through the workzone and expect long delays.




July 2, 2020 - A new traffic pattern on Lake Cook Road is scheduled...


A new traffic pattern on Lake Cook Road is scheduled for the week of 7/6/20. Lanes will be reduced down to one lane in each direction between Raupp Boulevard and Hastings Lane. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road. A new traffic pattern on IL-83 (McHenry Road) is scheduled for the Week of 7/6/20. Be alert when driving through the workzone.




July 9, 2020 - New traffic pattern along IL-83 (McHenry Road) between...


New traffic pattern along IL-83 (McHenry Road) between Pauline Avenue and Fairway View Drive. Be alert when driving through the workzone.

A new traffic pattern on Lake Cook Road is scheduled for the week of 7/20/20. Lanes will be reduced down to one lane in each direction between Raupp Boulevard and Hastings Lane. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road.




July 16, 2020 - A new traffic pattern on Lake Cook Road is scheduled...


A new traffic pattern on Lake Cook Road is scheduled for the week of 7/20/2020. Lanes will be reduced down to one lane in each direction between IL-83 (McHenry Road) and Hastings Lane. Expect long delays and be alert for the new traffic pattern along Lake Cook Road.

New traffic pattern along IL-83 (McHenry Road) between Pauline Avenue and Fairway View Drive. Be alert when driving through the workzone.




August 7, 2020 - The contractor will be placing traffic into Stage 2B....


The contractor will be placing traffic into Stage 2B maintenance of the traffic configuration along Lake Cook Road the week of 8/17/20. Once traffic is placed in this configuration, the contractor will be able to finish storm sewer installations, continue the Buffalo Bridge reconstruction, install retaining walls and start the reconstruction of the roadway along Lake Cook Road. During this stage, Lake Cook Road will remain a single lane in each direction from Raupp Boulevard to Hastings Lane, and traffic is expected to stay in this configuration for the remainder of the construction season. Be alert when driving through the work zone and expect long delays.





 

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