Pointing to flooding issues around Casey Road five years after Route 45 was widened south of Route 120, Mike Warner with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission said “there’s always going to be unintended consequences” when it comes to road improvements.

Warner offered this observation on Tuesday, Aug. 27, to a group studying a much larger road-improvement concept: the extension of Route 53 north of Lake Cook Road into Lake County.

With that rule in mind, members of the Illinois Tollway’s Environmental Stewardship Fund subcommittee reviewed two basic provisions that would come with the proposed $2.87 billion roadway:

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