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Construction begins on new 911 dispatch facility in Libertyville that aims to improve emergency response time

Crews have begun construction on a 37,000-square-foot 911 dispatch facility in Libertyville that will consolidate services and allow Lake County first responders to respond quicker. The 37,426 square-foot facility, termed the Regional Operations and Communications (ROC), will be built next to the Lake County Central Permit Facility off Winchester Road west of Milwaukee Avenue in […]

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Construction nearly finished on new Mercyhealth Hospital in Crystal Lake scheduled to open next month

Construction is nearing completion on Mercyhealth’s newest hospital in Crystal Lake, which is scheduled to open next month and will feature a 24-hour emergency room. Construction began in June 2021 on Mercyhealth Hospital and Physician Clinic, located on Route 31 just south of Three Oaks Road in Crystal Lake. The facility, initially estimated to cost […]

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Gov. JB Pritzker announces $34 billion in funds for roads, bridges and transit in Illinois

(The Center Square) – Gov. JB Pritzker announced the next phase of “Rebuild Illinois,” which includes over $34 billion in funding for road, bridge and transit projects in the state. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation held a press conference last week to announce the latest multi-year plan with many kinds of projects around […]

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After more than 12 years, construction at Grand Avenue and Route 41 finally completed in Gurnee

The intersection of Grand Avenue and Route 41 in Gurnee is fully reopened after more than 12 years of multi-stage construction to improve the congested intersection, officials said. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) completed the last part of the project on Tuesday, which included the installation of permanent traffic signals. For the first time, […]