The Lake County Division of Transportation is conducting a preliminary (Phase I) engineering study for the improvement of the intersection of Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road in Hawthorn Woods and unincorporated Lake County, Illinois. The Study will result in a recommendation to improve roadway and intersection safety and traffic operations; while minimizing environmental impacts. A conventional signalized intersection and a modern roundabout intersection will be evaluated as part of the study.
The Improve Gilmer-Midlothian website is dedicated to the Lake County Division of Transportation's Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road Improvements Study. This website has been created to facilitate public input and deliver project information. We invite you to Learn More and give your comments regarding the Study and the proposed improvements. Click here to Get Involved.
The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) conducted a Public Hearing to review proposed improvements to the intersection of Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road and construction of multi-use trails in the Village of Hawthorn Woods and unincorporated Lake County on November 4, 2015 at the Village of Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center. The proposed improvements will address safety and mobility, as well as existing and future capacity in the area.
To learn more or view materials from the meeting, view the Get Involved page.