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Project Updates 

We are proud to have made significant progress on construction improvements that will bring many benefits to the community. Click on the following photos to see the improvements detailed. 

Work Completed in 2020 

  • Eastbound Lake Cook Road lanes 1, 2, and 3 reconstructed from Raupp Boulevard to the Target and Walmart intersection

  • Westbound Lake Cook Road lanes 1, 2, and 3 reconstructed from Hastings Lane to the Target and Walmart intersection

  • Northbound Buffalo Grove Road reconstructed from Bernard Drive to Church Road

  • Widening of the east half of Buffalo Grove Road Bridge

  • Northbound IL-83 reconstructed from Weiland Road to the Jewel/Town Center intersection

  • Water main relocated for the Village of Wheeling along Lake Cook Road

  • Water main relocated for the Village of Buffalo Grove along Lake Cook Road

  • Storm sewers removed and replaced throughout the entire project

  • New traffic signal foundations and street lighting foundations installed along the reconstructed roadways

  • Retaining walls A & B constructed for the Weiland Road extension 

  • Retaining wall F constructed just east of Buffalo Grove Road

Work Completed During Winter (December 2020 - April 2021)

Weather permitting work continued throughout the project area over the winter season. Click on the following photos to see the work in progress. 

  • Buffalo Creek realignment   

  • 20” water main relocation by Buffalo Creek 

  • Retaining Wall E constructed along Lake Cook Road, just west of Buffalo Grove Road 

  • Northbound Buffalo Grove Road approach slabs and connector pavement installed for the completed half of Buffalo Grove Road Bridge 

  • Noise abatement wall A installed along the north side of Lake Cook Road west of Lexington Drive 

  • Piles driven for Weiland Road bridge over Buffalo Creek 

  • Continued installation of new traffic signal foundations and street lighting foundations along the roadways that have been reconstructed  

  • New sidewalk and path constructed along the completed roadway sections

Upcoming Work for 2021 

  • Reconstruction of eastbound Lake Cook Road Lanes 1, 2, and 3 from Target and Walmart intersection to Hastings Lane 

  • Reconstruction of westbound Lake Cook Road lanes 1, 2, and 3 from Raupp Boulevard to the Target/ Walmart intersection  

  • Reconstruction of southbound Buffalo Grove Road from Bernard Drive to Church Road  

  • Widening of the west half of Buffalo Grove Road Bridge  

  • Reconstruction of southbound IL-83 from Weiland Road to the Jewel and Town Center intersection 

  • Reconstruction of northbound and southbound Weiland Road from IL-83 to Woodstone Drive 

  • Construction of Weiland Road Bridge over Buffalo Grove Creek 

  • Construction of Weiland Road extension between IL-83 and Buffalo Grove Road 

  • Relocation of the water main for the Village of Buffalo Grove along Buffalo Grove Road and St Mary’s Parkway 

  • Construction of Retaining Wall C along IL-83 by the Weiland Road intersection 

  • Installation of noise abatement wall B along the south side of Lake Cook Road west of Lexington Drive to the McDonalds driveway entrance 

  • Installation of new traffic signal equipment and street lighting along the entire project