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State officials announce multiple major road construction projects in Lake County

State officials announced nine major road construction projects in Lake County, which include repairs, resurfacing and installing ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps. The projects are part of Rebuild Illinois, a capital program passed in 2019 that is investing $33.2 billion into the state’s transportation system. The nine projects represent a total investment of more than $27 million […]

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Intersection in downtown Woodstock to close for months as crews construct a roundabout

An intersection in downtown Woodstock was closed down Friday as crews begin months-long construction on a roundabout, city officials said. The roundabout is being constructed at the intersection of Lake Avenue, Madison Street and South Street in Woodstock. The closure is scheduled to remain in place until December 1 but could open sooner if the […]

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Railroad crossing on Route 59 in Barrington to close in both directions for repairs

A busy section of Route 59 in Barrington will be closed in both directions for nearly a week starting this coming weekend so crews can repair a railroad crossing. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced the closure will take place on Route 59, also known as Hough Street, north of James Street. IDOT said […]

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Transportation officials announce $90 million in infrastructure projects in Lake County

Lake County transportation officials have announced new infrastructure projects for this year as part of a $90 million construction program, which aims to improve congestion and increase safety. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) said on Monday that more than 35 transportation projects will be under construction in 2022. The projects feature intersection improvements, […]

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Construction completed, roundabout opens at Fairfield and Monaville intersection in Lake Villa

 After almost three months of construction, the new roundabout at Fairfield and Monaville roads in Lake Villa has opened, officials announced. “The roundabout at Fairfield and Monaville Road is now open! We really appreciate everyone’s patience through construction,” the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) announced Wednesday morning. LCDOT said that final landscaping is underway […]