Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1167    Version: 1 Name: Russell Road Intersection Improvements: Kenosha County and Pleasant Prairie Agreements
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing separate agreements with Kenosha County, Wisconsin, and the Village of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, for proposed intersection improvements at Russell Road and Lewis Avenue, and Russell Road and Kenosha Road, and memorializing maintenance responsibilities along Russell Road and 128th Street/State Line Road.
Attachments: 1. 22-1167 Russell Road Kenosha County Agreement, 2. 22-1167 Russell Road Pleasant Prairie Agreement, 3. 22-1167 Location Map, Russell Road
Title
Joint resolution authorizing separate agreements with Kenosha County, Wisconsin, and the Village of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, for proposed intersection improvements at Russell Road and Lewis Avenue, and Russell Road and Kenosha Road, and memorializing maintenance responsibilities along Russell Road and 128th Street/State Line Road.

Staff Summary
* The intersections of Russell Road with Lewis Avenue and Kenosha Road will be improved with the installation of roundabouts.
* The intersections are on the Illinois/Wisconsin state line and will require joint effort between Lake County, Kenosha County, and the Village of Pleasant Prairie, specifically for the acquisition of property necessary to build the improvements.
* As part of this agreement, Kenosha County and the Village of Pleasant Prairie would acquire all property within their respective boundaries, without reimbursement from Lake County.
* The agreement also memorializes maintenance responsibilities along Russell Road and along 128th Street/State Line Road as both routes follow along the Illinois/Wisconsin state line.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 22-00999-91-CH.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Russell Road, Lake County Highway 19, Kenosha Road, Lake County Highway 53, and Lewis Avenue, Lake County Highway 27, are designated routes on the Lake County highway system; and

WHEREAS, Kenosha County has maintenance and jurisdictional authority over 39th Avenue which is the north leg of the intersection of Russell Road and Lewis Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Village of Pleasant Prairie has maintenance and jurisdictional authority over 47th Avenue which is the north leg of the intersection of Russell Road and Kenosha Road; and

WHEREAS, to ensure the free flow of traffic and safety for the welfare of the traveling public, Lake County, Kenosha County, and the Village of Pleasant Prairie are desirous of improving the intersections at Ru...

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