Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0026    Version: 1 Name: Buffalo Grove Road: Construction Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $19,055,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds, $3,420,000 of Matching Tax funds and $3,480,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for the widening and reconstruction of Buffalo Grove Road, between Deerfield Parkway and Illinois Route 22, including improvements to the intersection of Aptakisic Road and Buffalo Grove Road.

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Joint resolution appropriating $19,055,000 of ¼% Sales Tax for Transportation funds, $3,420,000 of Matching Tax funds and $3,480,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for the widening and reconstruction of Buffalo Grove Road, between Deerfield Parkway and Illinois Route 22, including improvements to the intersection of Aptakisic Road and Buffalo Grove Road.

 

Staff Summary

                     Buffalo Grove Road, between Deerfield Parkway and Route 22, including the intersection of Aptakisic Road, will be widened and reconstructed.

                     The improvements will include widening Buffalo Grove Road from two to five lanes, adding turn lanes at the intersections, non-motorized travel accommodations, stormwater detention and decorative landscaping.

                     The cost for these improvements is estimated to be $21,627,000.

                     These improvements are included in the County’s highway improvement program, with work planned to begin in 2020 and designated as Section 11-00249-03-WR.

 

Body

R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Buffalo Grove Road, County Highway 16, and Aptakisic Road, County Highway 33, are designated routes on the County highway system; and

 

WHEREAS, to ensure the free flow of traffic and the safety and welfare of the traveling public, Lake County and the Village of Buffalo Grove believe it would be beneficial for Buffalo Grove Road, from Deerfield Parkway to Illinois Route 22, including the intersection of Aptakisic Road, to be reconstructed and widened; and

 

WHEREAS, plans, specifications, and estimates of costs for this improvement have been completed; and

 

WHEREAS, this project will proceed to a letting and construction is planned to begin in 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, before a construction letting can be held, an appropriation of funds is needed.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that there is hereby appropriated $19,055,000 of ¼% Sales Tax for Transportation funds, $3,420,000 of Matching Tax funds and $3,480,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for the widening and reconstruction of Buffalo Grove Road, between Deerfield Parkway and Illinois Route 22, including improvements to the intersection of Aptakisic Road and Buffalo Grove Road, and designated as Section 11-00249-03-WR.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on January 14, 2020.