The US Route 45 bypass around the Millburn Historic District, a National Register Place, needed a fresh look at potential bypass alternatives along with stakeholder outreach consistent with IDOT’s Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) principles. CBBEL’s responsibilities included a comprehensive public involvement program, development and evaluation of multiple bypass alternatives, the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) from IL Route 132 to IL Route 173, a Combined Design Report, and a Location Drainage Study.

The Details


Lake County, Illinois

Construction Cost/Fee

$16.5 million / $1.78 million


Lake County Division of Transportation and Illinois Department of Transportation