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Recent News

November/December- Project Update #10
Village of Riverwoods Newsletter Submission for the November/December 2018 issue
Deerfield Road Project - Public Information Meeting #2 Held October 30th

The second Public Information Meeting was held for the project on October 30th, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm at Aptakisic Junior High School.  There were 105 attendees that attended the meeting to view exhibit boards through a series of six stations.  Twelve project team members were available to discuss the information at each station and answer questions. Read full article »

October 4, 2018
Public Information Meeting #2 is Scheduled for Oct. 30, 2018

The Lake County Division of Transportation held Public Information Meeting #2 for Deerfield Road from Milwaukee Avenue to Saunders/Riverwoods Road.  Get details »

July/August, 2018 - Project Update #8
Deerfield Road Project - Preliminary Preferred Alternative Design Ongoing

As many have experienced, it currently takes around 35 minutes to travel west on Deerfield Road from Saunders/Riverwoods Road to Milwaukee Avenue in the evening rush hour, a nearly 2-mile backup. The Preliminary Preferred Alternative identified by the County this past Spring is projected to reduce the travel time by 80% to just under 7 minutes. Read full article »

Feb/March 2018 – Project Update #6
Stakeholder Involvement Group Meeting #3 Held

The third Stakeholder Involvement Group (SIG) meeting was held on January 25, 2018 at Riverwoods Village Hall. The meeting presentation, handouts, and displayed exhibits are available. The key information displayed at the meeting included an Alternative Development Summary Exhibit, Range of Alternatives Typical Sections, and Range Alternative Comparative Evaluation. Read full article »

Did you know that 40% of the pavement structure along the Deerfield Road corridor is in failing condition? Read full article »

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