Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0123    Version: 1 Name: Sunset Avenue ITS PASSAGE Interconnect: IDOT Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with the State of Illinois, by and through the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), for the modernization and interconnection of the traffic signals along Sunset Avenue, between Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road and Illinois Route 137/Sheridan Road, appropriating $490,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-0123 Sunset Avenue, IDOT Agreement
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with the State of Illinois, by and through the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), for the modernization and interconnection of the traffic signals along Sunset Avenue, between Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road and Illinois Route 137/Sheridan Road, appropriating $490,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The traffic signals along Sunset Avenue, from Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road to Illinois Route 137/Sheridan Road, will be modernized and connected to Lake County PASSAGE.
* Traffic signals at the intersections of Sunset Avenue and McAree Road, Golf Road and Jackson Street, and Golf Road and Yeoman Street, will be rebuilt.
* $1,230,000 of Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds will cover approximately 80 percent of the project costs.
* $490,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds will cover the County's local 20 percent share.
* This project is included in the highway improvement program, and designated as Section 12-00999-30-TL and State Job Number C-91-157-16.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Lake County PASSAGE is a cooperative initiative of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Lake County to implement an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in Lake County; and

WHEREAS, Lake County and the State of Illinois believe it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the motoring public if traffic signals situated along Sunset Avenue, between Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road and Illinois Route 137/Sheridan Road, could be modernized and interconnected with Lake County PASSAGE; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois and Lake County are desirous of entering into an agreement for the County's share of the above proposed improvement, a draft copy of which is attached hereto; and

WHEREAS, an appropriation of funds is required.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the County Board chair, the County Clerk...

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