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Road Week Ahead: March 31 – April 4

Here’s what’s on tap for Lake County commuters this week: A (temporarily) two-lane Tri-State for Monday morning’s commute, the last of the Lake County Community Forums, a Town Hall meeting, and a 60-degree exit for March.

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Loss of lane brings newfound frustration

A funny thing happened along Lake-Cook Road east of the Tri-State last week: One of the lanes was taken away. Seemingly, everyone was caught off-guard. Traffic was backed up for miles, with a mix of motorists and Pace shuttle buses going nowhere fast.

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Road Week Ahead: March 24 – March 28

Here’s what’s on tap for Lake County commuters this week: Mild weather and roadwork progression (Round Lake and Libertyville rejoice!)

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Spring in the land of the scofflaw

The longer days of spring have birthed a bumper crop of cop cars popping up all over Lake County.

Daffodils they ain’t, although they seemed to appear overnight.

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Track that route!

Drivers do it, thanks to traffic reports delivered by radio, text message, GPS device and desktop. Airlines do it for those anticipating a passenger. Tracking your transit and estimating arrival time is part of getting around.

Resources are growing to allow mass transit users to do the same.

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