Lake County, IL
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File #: 11-1344    Version: 1 Name: River Road at Roberts Road, Intersection Roundabout Improvement; Phase II: IDOT Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/29/2011 In control: Public Works and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/17/2012
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement between the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Lake County for Phase II design engineering services for the proposed roundabout at the intersection of River Road, at Roberts Road, and designated as Section 07-00086-08-CH.
Attachments: 1. 11-1344 River Rd at Roberts Rd IDOT Agreement Attachment.pdf
Title
Joint resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement between the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Lake County for Phase II design engineering services for the proposed roundabout at the intersection of River Road, at Roberts Road, and designated as Section 07-00086-08-CH.

Staff Summary
· River Road at Roberts Road, Intersection Roundabout Improvement; Phase II: IDOT Agreement.
· The County has been allocated federal CMAQ funds to improve this intersection and IDOT administers all federal highway funds.
· Phase I engineering has been completed.
· Phase II design engineering is required on all federally funded improvements, and this agreement allows for the County to receive 80% reimbursement for the cost of Phase II.

Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, River Road, County Highway 4, and Roberts Road, County Highway 35, are designated routes on the county highway system; and

WHEREAS, the free flow of traffic at the intersection of River Road and Roberts Road is beneficial to the safety and welfare of the State of Illinois and the county as a whole; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois, acting by and through its Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, and Lake County believe it would be beneficial for the safety and welfare of the motoring public if the intersection of River Road and Roberts Road could be improved by the construction of a roundabout; and

WHEREAS, Phase II design engineering services are required to utilize federal highway funds for the above-proposed improvements; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois and Lake County are desirous of entering into an agreement to utilize federal highway funds for the above proposed Phase II design engineering services setting forth the terms and obligations to each agency, a draft of which is attached hereto.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk and the County Engineer of Lake County are authorized and they are ...

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