Hart Road and US 14 Intersection
The roadway project will improve the safety operations of the at-grade railroad crossing on Hart Road and improve operations of the US 14 and Hart Road intersection. Additional updates include turn lanes on both north and south bound Hart Road, sidewalk updates, a multi-use path, and traffic signal improvements.
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11/12/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, the 84” storm sewer on the North Side of US Route 14 is being installed and landscaping work began throughout the project. Next week, continued installation of the 84” storm sewer, continued landscape work and installation of guardrail and decorative fence to begin.

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11/06/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, the force main relocation was completed on US Route 14. Next week, 84” storm sewer will be installed on the North Side of US Route 14. This will require a daily closure of one of the West bound lanes on US Route 14. Minor traffic delays should be anticipated.

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10/16/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, longitudinal joint sealer was installed on US Route 14 and Hart Road, traffic signal detector loops were placed in the new pavement and asphalt surface material was placed on US Route 14 and on the shared use path on Hart Road. Asphalt placement on South Hart is being completed today and asphalt placement on North Hart Road will be completed on Saturday, October 17. Next week, permanent pavement striping is expected to be completed, all remaining sidewalk throughout the project will be completed , and the sanitary force main relocation on the north side of US Route 14 is expected to begin next week.

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10/09/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, the concrete retaining walls were stained , pavement milling was completed on both Hart Road and US Route 14 and level binder asphalt was placed on US Route 14. Next week, longitudinal joint sealer will be installed on US Route 14 and Hart Road, traffic signal detector loops will be placed in the new pavement and asphalt surface material will be placed on both US Route 14 and Hart Road.

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10/06/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Roadway paving operations are scheduled to begin tomorrow October 7th, for the Hart Road at US Route 14 construction project. Daily lane closures will occur US Route 14 from Western Avenue to Hart Road and on Hart Road, North of Barrington High School to Taylor Avenue. • October 7 & 8 – Milling Operations on US Route 14 and Hart Road. • October 9th – HMA Level Binder on US Route 14 • October 12th – Longitudinal Joint Sealer on US Route 14 and Hart Road • October 13th – Detector Loop Install on US Route 14 • October 14th to 16th – HMA Surface on US Route 14 and Hart Road • October 19th – Pavement Marking on US Route 14 and Hart Road

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09/26/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, curb and gutter installation was completed on US Route 14 and the North leg of Hart Road and concrete sidewalks and driveways were installed on Hart Road. Next week, the concrete retaining walls will be stained, complete installation of the remaining sidewalk, complete installation of the bike path and asphalt driveways and begin landscape restoration. By the end of the day on Monday, September 28, 2020, the Hart Road detour will be removed and traffic will be returned to normal.

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09/18/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, work began on the center median on South Hart Road, sidewalk was installed on both North and South Hart and roadway widening was occurring on US Route 14. Next week, work will begin on the bike path on South Hart and curb and gutter will be placed on US Route 14.

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09/10/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, work continued on the retaining wall at the NE corner of US Route 14 and Hart Road. Next week, work will begin on the center median on South Hart Road and the roadway widening on the North side of US Route 14 will begin.

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09/04/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, construction of the headwall for the box culvert that extends under US Route 14 was completed and is currently being backfilled, and work began on the foundation for the retaining wall located at the NE corner of US Route 14 and Hart Road. Next week, work will continue on the retaining wall at the NE corner of US Route 14 and Hart Road, work will begin on the relocation of the sanitary force main on the North side of US Route 14, East of Hart Road and work on the interior portion of the median of Hart Road will be completed.

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08/27/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, construction of the footings and the headwall for the box culvert that extends under US Route 14 continued as well as placement of the last sections of box culverts that are incorporated into the headwall. Next week, the headwall will be completed and work on the interior portion of the median of Hart Road will be completed.

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08/21/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, the traffic signals at US Route 14 and Hart Road were activated , Hart Road was opened South of US Route 14, excavation for the shared use path was continuing, landscaping throughout the site was occurring, and construction of the headwall for the culvert that extends under US Route 14 began. Next week, relocation of the sanitary force main on the North side of US Route 14 will begin and headwall construction on US Route 14 will continue.

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08/14/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, all driveways throughout the project were completed, all traffic signals and traffic signal electrical work was completed and sections of curb and gutter and sidewalk were placed on Hart Road and US Route 14. On Monday, August 17, 2020, the traffic signals at US Route 14 and Hart Road will be activated at 10:00 am. Please be prepared for traffic delays between 9:00 am and noon, as the traffic signals are being tested and activated. Also on Monday August 17, 2020, the detour for South Hart Road will be removed. It should be noted that the existing detour for North Hart Road will remain in place. Next week, work will begin on the retaining wall at the NE corner of Hart and US Route 14, landscaping will be occurring throughout the project and relocation of the sanitary force main on the North side of US Route 14 will begin.

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08/08/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, curb and gutter placement on Hart Road and US Route 14 was completed, asphalt binder placement was completed on Hart Road, traffic signal electrical work began and grading for the multi use path occurred. Next week, traffic signal electrical work will continue, landscaping will begin on Hart Road, the center median on Hart Road will be completed and driveways throughout the project will be completed.

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07/31/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, curb and gutter was placed on North Hart Road and asphalt binder was placed on South Hart Road. Next week, grading and road base preparation will be occurring on South Hart Road between the railroad tracks and US Route 14 and North Hart Road.

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7/24/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week, sidewalk and curb and gutter was placed on South Hart Road and storm sewer was placed on both US Route 14 and North Hart Road. Next week, curb and gutter and sidewalk will be placed on North Hart Road and asphalt paving will be begin on S. Hart Road.

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07/17/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week the asphalt base course was placed on US Route 14, headwall for the 60” elliptical storm sewer was formed, curb and gutter was poured on South Hart Road and pavement removal was completed on North Hart Road. Next week, asphalt paving will be occurring on S. Hart Road and storm sewer will be installed on US Route 14 and North Hart Road.

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07/10/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Curb and gutter was installed on sections of US Route 14 and N. Hart Road and the concrete base was placed on US Route 14 this week. Construction of the cast in place concrete headwalls for the 6’ x 4’ box culvert and large diameter elliptical pipe will continue on S. Hart Road. Grading on N. Hart Road was completed in preparation for placement asphalt. Next week, asphalt paving will be occurring on N. Hart Road and US Route 14.

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7/02/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Grading of the aggregate road base continued this week on US Route 14 and S. Hart Road. Storm sewer installation was completed on South Hart Road. Next week, curb and gutter as well as the first lifts of asphalt will be placed on US Route 14 and N. Hart Road. Construction of the cast in place concrete headwalls for the 6’ x 4’ box culvert and large diameter elliptical pipe on Hart Road is also anticipated to begin next week. Please be prepared for traffic delays next week due to the installation of the curb and gutter and asphalt on US Route 14 and N. Hart Road.

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06/26/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Installation of the 4’ x 2 box culvert was completed this week on Hart Road , South of US Route 14. Grading continued this week in the area of the US Route 14 pavement widening. Next week, ditching will begin on S. Hart Road, work will continue in the pavement widening areas and construction of the cast in place concrete headwalls for the 6’ x 4’ box culvert and large diameter elliptical pipe will begin on Hart Road.

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06/19/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

The 60” elliptical storm sewer and the 5’ x 3’ box culverts were installed this week on Hart Road , South of US Route 14. Next week, the 4’ x 2’ box culvert will be installed on Hart Road, South of US Route 14 and roadway underdrains will also be installed.

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06/11/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Storm sewer removal and installation continued this week on Hart Road and US Route 14. Next week, 60” storm sewer, 5’ x 3’ box culverts and 4’ x 2’ box culverts to be installed on Hart Road, South of US Route 14.

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06/04/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Storm sewer removal and installation continued this week on Hart Road and US Route 14. Next week, installation of storm sewer on US Route 14 continues, 60” storm sewer and a 5’ x 3’ box culvert will be installed on Hart Road, South of US Route 14.

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05/29/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Storm sewer removal and installation was occurring this week on Hart Road, North of US Route 14 and topsoil removal and excavation was occurring on Hart Road, South of US Route 14. These activities will continue into next week.

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05/22/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

The Hart Road detour was implemented on Monday. Pavement removal was completed this week on Northbound Hart Road, North of US Route 14 and all of Hart Road, South of US Route 14. Next week storm sewer removal and installation will be occurring on Hart Road, North of US Route 14 and topsoil removal and excavation will be occurring on Hart Road, South of US Route 14.

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05/15/2020 Hart Road Detour and US Route 14 and Hart Road Construction Update

Hart Road will be closed South of US Route 14 begin Monday, May 18, 2020 and is scheduled to reopen August 17th, 2020. Next week pavement and curb and gutter removal will begin Hart Road both North and South of US Route 14. Topsoil removal will also begin next week on Hart Road, North of US Route 14.

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05/08/2020 US Route 14 at Hart Road Construction Update

Storm sewer installation continued this week. Pavement patching on US Route 14 will begin next week. Excavation for temporary pavement on US Route 14 is also planned for next week. Please be prepared for temporary traffic delays as construction on US Route 14 continues

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US Route 14 West Bound Lane Closure at Western

Please be advised that the inside (left) lane on West bound US 14 will be closed beginning this afternoon and will be closed throughout the weekend. This closure will begin west of Western and extend approximately 500 feet to the west of Western. Please expect some minor delays.

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04/30/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Storm sewer installation continues this week into next week. Pavement patching will follow storm sewer installation. Next week excavation is planned to begin for installation of temporary pavement on US Route 14. Please be prepared for temporary traffic delays as construction on US Route 14 when construction is occurring.

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Hart Road to Close May 18, 2020 for Reconstruction and Widening

The Lake County Division of Transportation will be closing Hart Road at US Route 14 in Barrington, IL starting Monday, May 18, at 6 am and is scheduled to reopen late Monday, August 2020.

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Hart Road and US Route 14 - Daily Lane Closures - April 28 - May 1

Daily lane closures for Eastbound and Westbound US 14 between Western Avenue and Hart Road are planned for April 28, 2020 to May 1, 2020. Also expect daily lane closures for Southbound and North Bound Hart Road from Taylor Road to 1000 feet south of US 14 during the same time period. Flaggers will be utilized during the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays.

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04/16/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

This week Union Pacific was on site installing the new railroad signal bungalow. Excavation was occurring in preparation of boring and installation of a steel casing under the railroad tracks at Hart Road. The steel casing will house electrical wiring of the US Route 14 and Hart Road traffic signals. Silt fence was installed throughout the site. Next week water main relocation work, storm sewer will be installed and pavement patching will be occurring on US Route 14 while earth work will be occurring on Hart Road. Please be prepared for temporary lane closures and minor traffic delays throughout the week.

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04/09/2020 Hart Road at US Route 14 Construction Update

Storm sewer installation has been occurring this week on the North side of US Route 14, West of Cumnor. Driveway removal and installation of temporary access has been completed from Cumnor Avenue to Hart Road. Underground work is anticipated to continue next week along the North side of US Route 14. Grading is currently occurring on Hart Road, South of US 14 and will continue next week.

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April 1, 2020 Construction Update - Hart Road at US Route 14

The utility relocation work that required the closure of Hart Road, South of US Route 14 was completed last week. Currently earth excavation is occurring throughout the project. Next week storm sewer installation will begin. Daily temporary lane closures will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020 and will be occurring for the foreseeable future.

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Hart Road Closure - South of US Route 14 - Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020 - Update

The utility relocationwork that required the closure of Hart Road, South of US Route 14 is scheduledto be completed on time. Hart Road,South of US Route 14 will be opened prior to 6 pm, Sunday, March 29, 2020.‍

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Hart Road Closure - South of US Route 14 - Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020

Hart Road Closure - South of US Route 14 - Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020

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03/05/2020 Construction Update - US Route 14 Construction to Begin

Road construction work will begin on US Route 14 at Hart Road, Monday, March 9, 2020. Expect temporary daily lane closures on US Route 14 as construction work is occurring. Flaggers will be utilized during the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays.

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Hart Road and US Route 14 - Winter Shutdown

The contractor has completed the required winter work for this project. The contractor is not anticipating to complete any work in February. When construction work is ready to resume, email notification will be provided as well as an updated posting on the project webpage.

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January 27, 2020 through January 29, 2020 24 Operations Have Been Cancelled

The 24 hour operations that were anticipated to begin today, Monday, January 27, 2020 and be completed by the end of the work day on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 have been cancelled. The favorable weather conditions have allowed the contractor to complete their work without the threat of material freezing during the overnight periods of Monday and Tuesday. Temporary lane closures will be in place throughout the operations except from 7 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 6 pm each day. Flaggers will be utilized for the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays.

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Postponed January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020 - Temporary Lane Closure at US Route 14 and Hart Road

It should be noted that the 24 hour construction operations have been postponed to Monday, January 27, 2020. The 24 hour operations are anticipated to begin Monday, January 27, 2020 and be completed by the end of the work day on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Temporary lane closures will be in place throughout the 24 hour operations except from 7 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 6 pm each day. Flaggers will be utilized for the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays.

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January 20, 2020 through January 24, 2020 Temporary Lane Closures

Construction work will continue on the west side of Hart Road, south of the US Route 14 and the railroad crossing next week, Monday, January 20, 2020 – Friday, January 24, 2020. This work will occur off the roadway, however, trucks will be entering and leaving the site from the Hart Road location. Temporary daily lane closures are scheduled for Monday, January 20, 2020 between 9 am and 3 pm. On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 through Friday, January 24, 2020, 24 hour construction operations will be occurring. Temporary lane closures will be in place throughout the 24 hour operations except from 7 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 6 pm each day. Flaggers will be utilized for the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays. It should be noted that additional 24 hour construction operation periods are not anticipated to be necessary during the construction of this project.

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January 14, 2020 - January 17, 2020 Temporary Lane Closures

Construction work will begin on the west side of Hart Road, south of the railroad crossing, Tuesday, January 14, 2020. This work will be off the roadway, however, trucks will be entering and leaving the site from the Hart Road location. Temporary daily lane closures are scheduled for Tuesday, January 14 through Friday, January 17 between 9 am and 3 pm. Flaggers will be utilized for the temporary lane closures. Please expect some minor delays.

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January 8, 2020 - January 10, 2020 Temporary Lane Closures

Work will be occurring on site January 8, 2020 – January 10, 2020 to install temporary traffic signals at the intersection of Hart Road and US 14. These signals will go into operation at a later date and will remain covered until they are put into operation. Most of the temporary traffic signal installation work will be performed from the shoulders of the road, however, there may be a need to setup temporary lane closures on US 14 and Hart Road from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM each day from Wednesday, January 8, 2020 to Friday, January 10, 2020. Please be prepared for minor traffic delays throughout the rest of the week.

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Periodic Lane Closures - Hart Road - December 9 - 13, 2019

There will be periodic temporary lane closures throughout the week (December 9, 2019 – December 13, 2019) on Hart Road South of US Route 14 between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Flaggers will provide traffic control throughout the week when temporary lane closures are required. Please be prepared for minor traffic delays throughout the week. If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding the Hart Road/US Route 14 project, please contact me at 815.509.9307.

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Tree Removal Begins 11/20/2019

Tree removal on the US Route 14 and Hart Road project began today. Tree removal for the project is anticipated to be completed by Friday, November 22, 2019.

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