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Illinois Route 53 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Illinois Route 53 is an arterial north–south state highway in northeast Illinois. . 53 has been at the center of a major dispute regarding its northern extension .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois_Route_53


Build 53 Now! -- It's the Right Thing To Do
Build 53 Now! An introduction to the issues surrounding the building of the Route 53 extension in Lake County, Illinois.
http://www.absillinois.com/build53/intro.asp


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Proposed Route 53/120 extension studied by hikers - DailyHerald.com
Apr 3, 2012 . Seventy people from across Lake County recently walked a little under three miles through two different residential communities, natural areas, .
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120403/submitted/704039771/


Planners: Route 53 extension money is way short - DailyHerald.com
Mar 13, 2012 . How do you plug a hole up to $2 billion to pay for extending Route 53 into Lake County? Members of a tollway committee are up against that .
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120312/news/703129655/



The roadblock to Route 53 extension - DailyHerald.com
Mar 15, 2012 . Lake County finally seemed headed toward consensus on extending Route 53 -- until news of a funding shortfall of up to $2 billion. So far .
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120315/discuss/703159963/



Tollway-IL 53 - Lake County, IL
The Illinois Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council is working to identify consensus . Members compared various scenarios for how an extension could be .
http://www.lakecountyil.gov/Transportation/Pages/Tollway.aspx



Lake County Eye: The Route 53 Over-Extension
Mar 16, 2012 . Well the chickens have come home to roost all over the Route 53 Extension, metaphorically speaking, because it's time to pay the piper.
http://lakecountyeye.blogspot.com/2012/03/route-53-over-extension.html


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Build53Yes - Vote Yes April 7th for the Route 53 Extension
Build53Yes - Vote Yes April 7th for the Route 53 Extension. Building Route 53 is vital to the economic future of Lake County. VOTE YES on April 7th!
http://build53yes.org/


On Route 53 in Lake County, Ill., Cooperation Gets the Job Done ...
Feb 19, 2012 . The extension of Route 53 in Lake County, Ill., may go forward, thanks to a process rarely used these days: People with opposing viewpoints .
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/us/on-route-53-in-lake-county-ill-cooperation-gets-the-job-done.html



Lake-County-Board-chairman:-Extend-Route-53 - Lake Forester
Aug 14, 2011 . Route 53 extension is vital It's no surprise that our region ranks among the worst in the nation for traffic congestion — because we experience it .
http://lakeforest.suntimes.com/opinions/letters/7008971-474/lake-county-board-chairman-extend-route-53.html


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Village Talks Tax Levy, Route 53 Extension - Grayslake, IL Patch
Nov 18, 2011 . Grayslake trustees authorized preparation of the 2012 tax levy ordinance, seeking a levy of $3 million. The board also reviewed design plan .
http://grayslake.patch.com/articles/village-talks-tax-levy-route-53-extension


Tollway Forum draws discussion of Route 53 extension ...
Jul 15, 2011 . Former Lake County Board Chairman Bob Depke holds "Build 53" bumper stickers, while speaking in support of an Illinois Route 53 extension .
http://triblocal.com/libertyville/2011/07/15/tollway-forum-draws-discussion-of-route-53-extension/


The no-good-answer dilemma on Rt. 53 - DailyHerald.com
3 days ago . Just when it seemed the way had been cleared for the long-envisioned extension of Route 53 through Lake County, officials find themselves .
http://daweb.sx.atl.publicus.com/article/20120412/discuss/704129856/

Guide To Route 53 Extension (FAP 342)
The Route 53 Extension is shrouded in myth and hearsay. How do we citizens decide whether it is the best solution for our community's transportation problems .
http://illinois.sierraclub.org/w&w/Sprawl/route53.html


IL 53/120 Design Workshop Materials
Feb 9, 2012 . members with the task of comparing various scenarios for how an extension of the Route 53/120 corridor could be designed. Considerations .
http://www.illinoistollway.com/documents/10157/48743/2012-02-09_WorkshopMaterials.pdf



Summary of the FAP 342 / Route 53 Extension Analyses
Nov 7, 2011 . Summary of the FAP 342 / Route 53 Extension Analyses. 1962. Regional plan identifies need for north-south link. 1964-70 IDOT constructs .
http://www.illinoistollway.com/documents/10157/48743/LCTIP+Summary.pdf


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Proposed Route 53 design reflects modern boulevard - Lake County ...
Oct 20, 2011 . A proposed Route 53 extension in Lake County would utilize a modern boulevard design that is environmentally sensitive and incorporates .
http://newssun.suntimes.com/news/8325686-418/proposed-route-53-design-reflects-modern-boulevard.html

Build53Yes - Vote Yes April 7th for the Route 53 Extension ...
Supporters. Building Route 53 is vital to the economic future of Lake County. VOTE YES on April 7th!
http://build53yes.org/en/supporters/

Build53Yes - Vote Yes April 7th for the Route 53 Extension | Fact ...
Fact & Fiction. Building Route 53 is vital to the economic future of Lake County. VOTE YES on April 7th!
http://build53yes.org/en/fact_fiction/

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Many urge Illinois Tollway to build Route 53 extension in Lake ...
Aug 23, 2011 . At a recent public hearing, discussion of what the Illinois Tollway should to do with the Illinois Route 53 extension into Lake County carried a .
http://triblocal.com/libertyville/2011/08/23/many-urge-illinois-tollway-to-build-route-53-extension-in-lake-county/

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Should I-290 drivers pay to extend Route 53? - DailyHerald.com
4 days ago . Who's going to pay to extend Route 53 into Lake County, and should the work require tolling existing freeways? Those questions could derail a .
http://daweb.sx.atl.publicus.com/article/20120411/news/704119770/

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