Highway Construction in Northern Suburbs

Commissioner Goslin stood with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in Glenview this summer to highlight a number of ongoing Highway Department projects throughout north suburban Cook County.

The press conference took place on the site of a recently completed repaving project on Harms from Golf to East Lake Avenue. The Highway Department is working on connecting sidewalks along Harms Road to the Forest Preserve District’s North Branch Trail at Wilmette Avenue. This pedestrian connection will provide a safe crossing for users of the trail. 



The Highway Department has a number of other significant projects in the works:

  • Penny Road from Dundee Road to New Sutton Road is a 3-mile recycling, widening and overlay project. The Highway Department will use an environmentally conscious green process that includes recycled material.
  • Lake Cook Road from Wilmot Road to east of Pfingsten Road was recently completed. The Highway Department is continuing work on this major east-west corridor.
  • Lake Cook Road from east of Pfingsten Road to Waukegan Road will be reconstructed and widened starting in the spring of 2013.

Rehabilitation projects, involving patching or base repair to the existing pavement include:

  • Bartlett Road from Lake Street to Golf Road
  •  Quentin Road from Illinois to Northwest Highway
  •  Mouth Prospect Road from Northwest Highway to Busse Road


Information about Cook County Highway construction projects can be found on the new online map, which shows locations of highway projects, a description of the project and current status.