Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Deerfield Village Manager Kent Street spoke at a recent meeting about how to fund needed road improvements throughout Lake County.
Illinois drivers are running on empty as they wait for improvements to traffic congestion. More funding for planned road improvements is needed, according to the Lake County Transportation Alliance (LCTA). The LCTA partnered with the Transportation for Illinois Coalition to bring the issue to community leaders. According to their information: Based on the current trajectory, Illinois will have around 5000 miles of road in a state of bad repair by FY 2018. The number in FY 1998 was around 2000 miles. Basically, roads are bad, and getting worse. Elected officials, transportation experts, business leaders, contractors and citizens all came together on April 22 at the University Center of Lake County in Grayslake to discuss how to build …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Lake County announces record 2013 highway construction program.
Friday, March 15
Construction will begin on 32 highway improvements in Lake County this year, totaling an investment of $126 million. This is the Lake County Division of Transportation's (DOT) largest annual highway construction program ever, and is almost three times the size of the biggest previous construction program undertaken by the county. The Lake County Board made a commitment to invest 100 percent of the revenue from the 1/4 percent sales tax for transportation and public safety funds approved in 2008 by the State of Illinois toward improving transportation. These projects are now being realized as a result of those funds. "The county board knows that transportation is one of the most important issues for residents and that is why we have made it…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Bids will be accepted by the Village of Deerfield for the Eleanor Drive and Heather Road infrastructure improvement project until March 15.
Thursday, February 14
NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for the Village of Deerfield Lake Eleanor Drive and Heather Road Infrastructure Improvement Project will be accepted until 11:00 AM on Friday March 15, 2013 at the office of the Village Manager, Village of Deerfield, 850 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, Illinois 60015. It is at this time the bid packages will be opened and publicly read. The proposed project consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and related items necessary to perform the work, within the Village of Deerfield, as specified in the contract documents. The work includes the installation of approximately 2800 linear feet of DI watermain, the installation of 300 linear feet of RCP storm sewer, and the removal …