Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0645    Version: 1 Name: Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83: Right-of- Way Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $60,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the acquisition of necessary right-of-way, by agreement or condemnation, and other right-of-way costs associated with the improvements to the intersection of Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83.
Attachments: 1. 22-0645 Location Map, Winchester Road
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Joint resolution appropriating $60,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the acquisition of necessary right-of-way, by agreement or condemnation, and other right-of-way costs associated with the improvements to the intersection of Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83.

Staff Summary
* The intersection of Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83 needs to be improved, with the installation of a traffic signal.
* Preliminary engineering plans and right-of-way plats identifying the right-of-way needs for the improvement have been prepared.
* The Illinois Department of Transportation has agreed to contribute 50 percent of the cost for the project, up to $1,550,000.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with target construction in 2023, and designated as Section 16-00170-13-CH.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Winchester Road, County Highway 69, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, Lake County believes it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the traveling public if the intersection of Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83 could be improved with the installation of a traffic signal; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has caused to be prepared preliminary plans and right-of-way plats identifying right-of-way needs for the improvement; and

WHEREAS, property appraisals have been prepared and associated right-of-way costs have been estimated; and

WHEREAS, an appropriation of funds is required.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board:

SECTION 1: It is hereby determined that it is necessary, and desirable, that Lake County acquire title to, and possession of, all of the real property within the proposed new right-of-way lines, and any reasonable modifications to the right-of-way lines along Winchester Road at Illinois Route 83, together with construction and other easements, both temporary and permanent, and any reasona...

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