Category Archives: Construction / Maintenance

Webinar: “Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities”

Webinar: “Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities” Date: Monday, July 27th Time: 1PM CST Cost: FREE (Advanced online registration required) America Walks’ second series of “Walking College” webinars launches July 27th. Designed for the Walking College Fellowship program, and open … Continue reading

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No Left Turns!

Read on to make sure you don’t get a traffic stop from “RLB’s Finest“! By now, we all know that Rollins Road has that “slight” construction detour, on a dedicated bit of pavement we’ll use for most of the next year until things are … Continue reading

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Rollins Road Gateway Update – Oct 2013

Well, earth-moving has been well underway for about a month now, with much of the demolition completed. If you haven’t been through the intersection lately, the PNC Bank in the SE corner is gone, as well as the 2-unit strip … Continue reading

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Roundabout: Half-time Update

With a scheduled re-opening date of Thursday August 15th, the project to convert the 4-way “STOP” intersection of Monaville and Cedar Lake Roads in about half-way through the alloted project time. Several of us have been checking out the progress on the … Continue reading

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We’re Looking for a Sign

Literally, we’re looking for a sign. In particular, the “Welcome to the Village of Round Lake Beach” sign at the east “Gateway” into town. We believe it was removed when Lake County DOT did the Rollins Road / Hook Drive … Continue reading

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If WE don’t think we’re good enough…

… who will? For drivers heading westbound along Rollins Road from the Gurnee IL area, the “gateway” into Round Lake Beach is the sudden change from Forest Preserve and farm-land to the sprawl of shopping centers with Garden Fresh, Jewel-Osco, Subway, … Continue reading

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Snowy cul-de-sacs cost more in city services

Now that the snow has finally arrived, this article [.pdf] in “Milwaukee Magazine” might be of interest for those of us living in the newer part of town on the north side. At some point we have all experienced the effects of traveling through a neighborhood … Continue reading

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Suburbia and the American Dream

This article most certainly is in the category of “If you can only read a couple of posts, make this one of them”! Article Link at Strong Towns: Suburbia and the American Dream Suburban sprawl, characterized by enormous houses, big-box … Continue reading

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