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Hawthorn Woods takes exception to Route 53 going through wetland
Published by the Daily Herald on April 16, 2015
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Village worried about wetland
Published by the Daily Herald on April 16, 2015
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Disharmony Spreads over Route 53 plan
Published by the Pioneer Press on July 3, 2015
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5 Lake County Towns unite against Route 53 planning process
Published by the News-Sun on July 24, 2015
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Hawthorn Woods to host town hall Monday on Route 53
Published by the Chicago Tribune/Pioneer Press on August 13, 2015
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Hawthorn Woods residents to hear possible impacts of Rt. 53 extension plan
Published by the Daily Herald on August 15, 2015
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Hawthorn Woods mayor on Route 53: 'Basically, we have an issue with everything'
Published by the Pioneer Press on August 18, 2015
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Hawthorn Woods mayor tears into Route 53 plan
Published by the Chicago Tribune on August 19, 2015
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Rallying together against longer Route 53
Published by the Daily Herald on August 20, 2015
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Route 53 land-use plan ready for public review
Published by the Daily Herald on September 25, 2015
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Regional planning agency hears from Route 53 critics
Published by the Pioneer Press on October 19, 2015
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Battle lines form in decades-old fight over extending Illinois Route 53
Published by the Chicago Tribune on October 29, 2015
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Committee OKs economic impact report on Route 53 extension
Published by the Pioneer Press on November 9, 2015
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Editorial: Troubling signs with Route 53's Lake County extension at a crossroads
Published by the Daily Herald on May 24, 2016
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Mayors unite against Route 53 environmental study
Published by the Daily Herald on June 25, 2016
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Long Grove, Hawthorn Woods urge Rauner to stop funding Route 53 extension study
Published by the Pioneer Press on June 30, 2016
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