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Project Study Website

Dedicated to the sharing of information on the IL 59 and Grand Avenue intersection improvement study.

Reducing congestion is a top priority for Lake County. Congestion results in delays and lost time. It impacts quality of life and can lead to increases in crashes. Based on a countywide review of congested intersections and crash data, the Illinois Route 59 / Grand Avenue (IL 59 /Grand) intersection has been identified for possible improvements.

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) completed a preliminary engineering study to develop potential improvements for the intersection. This study took an in-depth look at the current and future needs at this intersection and develop solutions to reduce congestion and improve safety.

Latest News

  • The project team finalized the project report and submitted it to the Illinois Department of Transportation and it was approved in 2018.
  • Final Public Information Meeting was conducted May 10, 2017