Construction is expected to last until end of October.
Wednesday, February 6
Scheduled to start in April, the $9-million construction project on Lake Cook and Waukegan roads on the border of Northbrook and Deerfield will add two extra lanes on Lake Cook Road, two left turn lanes on Waukegan road, 40,000 square-feet of extra sidewalk, utility and roadway improvements, but also headaches for businesses near the two roads, Chicago Tribune Reported. Construction is expected to last until October with one lane open in each direction for the four-lane Lake Cook and Waukegan roads during construction, but Humberto Aguallo, general manager at Boston Blackies in Deerfield, told Chicago Tribune that leaving one lane will be a disaster and he expects the restaurant to see at least a 30 percent loss in business. When the …
Completion of project will start in April with plan to be done by end of October.
Intervention by Deerfield officials and the local business community will hopefully reduce the inconvenience scheduled to begin in April when Lake Cook and Waukegan Roads go under construction. When the first phase of the work was completed in 2011, delays on Lake Cook Road of over an hour between the Tri-State Tollway and Waukegan Road were not uncommon. Earlier: Lake Cook 2013 Roadwork Plan Unveiled This time, officials from Deerfield and Northbrook got involved with the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways and a plan was developed to keep people informed of progress and avoid some of the delays. Cook County officials did not sugarcoat the effect of the changes. “It’s going to be tough getting in and out (of commercial …