Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Lake County Division of Transportation updates Lake Zurich community on widening of Quentin Road to four lanes.
Quentin Road has more than 21,000 vehicles traveling on it on an average day, according to a 2009 study, and that number is expected to increase, according to the Lake County Division of Transportation. The county recently held an open house at Lake Zurich High School to gather public input on the widening of Quentin Road from, Rte. 12 to Rte. 22. The county is proposing to widen Quentin Road from two to four lanes, plus a 12-foot median. County transportation officials said the Quentin Road project aims to accomplish three main goals: improve safety, accommodate future traffic increases and enhance bike and pedestrian access, according to the Chicago Tribune. The upgrades include a bike path along the east side of Quentin Road and a …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Open house, Feb. 6, to present preferred improvement plan, hear comments on construction project in Lake Zurich, Kildeer.
Tuesday, February 5
The Lake County Division of Transportation is performing a Preliminary Engineering Study for Quentin Road from U.S. Route 12 to IL Route 22 in the Villages of Kildeer and Lake Zurich in southern Lake County. The purpose of the meeting is to present the preferred improvement plan, the project schedule, and seek public input and comments regarding the project. The meeting is scheduled for the following date: Date: February 6, 2013 Time: 5 -7 p.m. Location: Lake Zurich High School 300 Church Street Lake Zurich All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing for this project. The meeting will be accessible to persons with a disability. The meeting will be conducted on an informal, open house basis. Representatives from the …
Friday, July 1, 2011
Two choices for a future bike path are connected to a road expansion project proposed by Lake County Division of Transportation.
The Community Advisory Group for Quentin Road expansion project was presented with two options for a bike path at a recent meeting at the Ela Area Public Library. Both choices would position sidewalks on the west side of Quentin Road and a bike path on the east side between Rand Road and Route 22. The bike path for option one would be located parallel and roughly five feet from the road. Berms, walls and other visual screening would be considered for aesthetic purposes, said Sven Zimdahl, project manager at Civiltech Engineering, the firm contracted by Lake County Division of Transportation to handle project design. The second option shows a path constructed in a meandering design, connecting it with the walking paths south of East Cuba …