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Lake Villa Grass Lake Road Sidewalk

Lake Villa, Illinois

Design, Easement Acquisition, Permitting, Construction administration and inspection, Community Coordination

The Village of Lake Villa initially engaged ATI to complete cost analysis of various sidewalk options to connect existing subdivision sidewalk to the Oakland Elementary School District and beyond to Deep Lake Road to serve Lakes Community High School for the development of an IGA. ATI permitted and designed the sidewalk improvements, including:


  • Aiding the Village with the easement acquisition
  • Coordinating a pedestrian boardwalk bridge over the USACE wetland, obtaining a no impact determination for the USACE wetland
  • Meandering layout of the sidewalk alignment: to avoid wetlands, maintain clearances from structures and hydrants; and to minimizing the impact to private property
  • Incorporating a planter barrier to ease property owners concerns
  • Canceled planned herbicide use to eliminate School District and property owner concerns

The project was completed in 2019.



Boardwalk Pedestrian Bridge over ACOE Wetland

Joint effort with Village, County and School District

Easment Acquisition

Communication and Coordination with property owners during construction

7,100 square feet of 5-foot wide PCC sidewalk

28 feet of pedestrian boardwalk bridge over USACE Wetland

Connectivity between residential and school district



Easement Acquisition