Project Progress & Key Dates

The Village of Libertyville is excited to announce the completion of the Phase 1 design of the Highlands Subdivision Flood Reduction Project. Phase 1 includes the design of the storage basin in Nicholas Dowden Park on the south side of Crane Boulevard. The park will be lowered 6-9 feet to provide flood control storage for the surrounding area. This important project was outlined in the recently completed Master Stormwater Management Plan

  • August 1, 2022: Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin. 

  • July 14, 2022: The Village will conduct an open house for residents before construction begins. 

  • June 28, 2022: The Village will award the project to the selected contractor at the board meeting.

  • June 17, 2022: The public bid opening is scheduled.

  • May 27, 2022: Phase 1 of the project was advertised to contractors for bidding. 

  • May 2022: Design plans for Phase 1 of the project were completed.

  • November 16, 2021: A project stakeholder meeting was held. View exhibits presented at the meeting on the Resources Page