The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is in the process of completing a Phase I Preliminary Engineering & Environmental Study for the proposed improvement of Illinois Route 131 from Russell Road to Sunset Avenue in Lake County. The scope of work for this improvement is anticipated to consist of widening and reconstructing IL 131 between Russell Road and Sunset Avenue to provide two lanes in each direction separated by a raised median, intersection and drainage improvements, and pedestrian and bicycle improvements.

The Public Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Beach Park Middle School, 40667 N. Green Bay Road, Beach Park, Illinois. Interested persons may attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Exhibits will be on display, and an audiovisual presentation will be shown continuously during the hearing. Project team members will be present to discuss the project and answer questions. A public forum will begin at 6:00 p.m., where the public will be invited to make a statement to a court reporter. Right-of-way acquisition and relocation assistance information will be available. Spanish speaking team members will be available to answer questions.

The purpose of the hearing is to present the preferred alternative and the Environmental Assessment (EA) document, present Section 4(f) impacts to the Waukegan Sports Park, and to obtain public input.

Green Bay Rd Public Hearing Information in English and Espanol