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Western Avenue Temporary Closure - UPDATE


Thank you for your patience!

UPDATE:  To complete the work on Western Avenue, Focus Development has advised the City that Western Avenue, between Laurel Avenue and Franklin Place, will be closed to all vehicles beginning on Thursday, October 19 and will be re-opened by the end of the day on Wednesday, October 25, pending weather conditions.

Closing the street to vehicles is necessary for safety reasons.  Pedestrian access through the area will be maintained in a safe manner throughout this period.  

During this time:

  • New storm sewer frames and lids will be installed in the center of the road
  • Trenches for new storm sewer pipes will be dug
  • The sidewalks and curbs will be completed
  • Streetlights will be installed on the east and west sides of the street
  • The sidewalk and curb concrete will cure during this time
  • A final lift of asphalt will be applied to Western Avenue
  • Landscaping will get underway



220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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