Friday, May 3, 2013
Hart Road to be resurfaced and made safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.
In the coming weeks, the Lake County Division of Transportation will be out in the Lake Zurich, Barrington, Wauconda area resurfacing and improving several county roadways. Lake County Dist. 17 Rep. Nick Sauer asks that residents spread the news about these upcoming projects and the benefit their improved condition will have for the area. Sauer suggests residents plan ahead for these projects. The projects currently planned for construction/repaving in this area include: Miller Road Work to correct a chronic road flooding problem will take place this year with Lake County DOT elevating Miller Road and constructing a three span bridge just east of IL Route 59. Residents that live in the area and regularly travel Miller Road are …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The state will invest $798,880 for Barrington's Hart Road Path Improvements.
The village of Barrington will be getting some road improvement project money, thanks to the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP). The state will invest $798,880 in federal funds for Barrington's Hart Road Path Improvements. State officials have invested $50 million in community transportation projects throughout Illinois. The ITEP funds will support 54 projects like bike paths, walking trails, historic preservation, and streetscape beautification in various communities.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The village of Barrington announced a tentative approval of the plan which will also include a new bike path.
Traffic headaches associated with the Hart Road and Route 14 intersection in Barrington will soon be alleviated, thanks to tentative approval of a new intersection design study. Once final approval is submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the project will create dual left turns from northwest-bound Route 14 onto Hart Road, and dual left turn lanes from north-bound Hart Road onto Route 14. “When school lets out or sporting events let out, there’s a tremendous amount of traffic leading out to Route 14,” Greg Summers, Barrington’s Director of Engineering and Building said. “Back-ups can be as long as 15 minutes.” The project has been in the works for many years, and needed approval from Union Pacific, IDOT, Lake …