Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1243    Version: 1 Name: Intersection Improvement, Illinois Route 60 at Wilson: IDOT Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with the State of Illinois/Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), for improvements at the intersection of Illinois Route 60 and Wilson Road, and appropriating $50,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 21-1243 IDOT Agreement, 2. 21-1243 Location Map, IL 60 at Wilson Road
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with the State of Illinois/Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), for improvements at the intersection of Illinois Route 60 and Wilson Road, and appropriating $50,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be improving the intersection of Illinois Route 60 at Wilson Road.
* The improvement will widen the intersection to provide turn lanes on Illinois Route 60 and install a new traffic signal.
* IDOT has secured federal funds to pay up to 80 percent of the costs for the project.
* The County's share of the project for the improvements to Wilson Road is estimated to be $10,440.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with construction expected to begin in 2021 and designated as Section 21-00070-11-WR.

Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Wilson Road, County Highway 7, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois and Lake County believe it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the traveling public if the intersection of Illinois Route 60 and Wilson Road could be improved by the installation of a new traffic signal and turn lanes; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois and Lake County are desirous of entering into an agreement for the above referenced 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, and the County Engineer of Lake County are authorized, and they are directed to execute an agreement, and any subsequent amendments, for the improvement at the intersection of Illinois Route 60 and Wilson Road, and designated as Section 21-00070-11-WR.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Engineer shall transmit, in writing, the final agreement, and any subsequent amendments, to be execute...

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