How many public meetings have been held and will others be planned?

The City hosted the following public meetings:

  • December 5, 2017
  • July 30, 2019
  • December 9, 2019 (Committee of the Whole Meeting)
  • March 18, 2020

December 5, 2017 – The City presented the scope and limits of the project. The initial traffic management plan called for one-way traffic on Clavey Road in the eastbound direction with westbound traffic being detoured using Green Bay Road, Lake Cook Road and US Route 41.  The initial traffic plan was not well-received by the public in attendance. More detailed meeting summaries are available by clicking here.

July 30, 2019 – The City presented an updated scope and limits of the project, pedestrian crosswalk safety enhancements, a new traffic management plan, and a tentative project schedule and design. The new two-way traffic plan requires removal of an additional 69 trees, additional construction stages which add approximately six months to the construction timeline, and additional costs associated with maintaining two-way traffic. More detailed meeting summaries are available by clicking here.

December 9, 2019 – A project update was presented to the City Council at a Committee of the Whole meeting. Individuals were notified of this public meeting and invited to attend, or watch the meeting via playback on the City’s web site.

March 18, 2020 – A virtual meeting was held in light of the COVID-19.  City staff presented a PowerPoint presentation providing an overview of the project and highlights of the preliminary engineering plans.   Residents were invited to email questions in advance and ask questions on the conference call.

The City will provide additional details to impacted residents and businesses on the project timeline and start of construction once a construction timeline has been received. Regular updates are posted on City website, newsletter, on the City’s social media, and on electronic message boards placed on Clavey Road. The City also sends out email updates to residents who have asked for regular updates on the project. To sign up for regular updates on the Clavey Road project, please reach out to Manny Gomez, P.E. at egomez@cityhpil.com or 847.432.0807.