• Apr 5, 2019, 09:30 AM

Route 21 (Milwaukee) Closing from Route 120 to I-94 for Trooper Gerald Ellis Funeral Procession - Friday, April 5th

The Village of Gurnee Police Department has received notice from the ISP regarding the route for the funeral procession for ISP Trooper Gerald Ellis. The route will arrive in Gurnee via Route 120, and continue northbound on Route 21 (Milwaukee Avenue) up to I-94. Route 21 will be shut down from Route 120 to I-94 beginning at 11:30 a.m. and continuing until the procession has been completed. Below is more information from the ISP regarding the procession and the closure:

The public is encouraged to line the funeral procession route today for Trooper Gerald Ellis.

The procession is projected to depart the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at approximately 12:00 PM and will follow the below route at a low speed. Intersections along the route will be blocked to allow for safe travel of the vehicles in the procession. 

Departure: College of Lake County-James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts – Friday, April 5, 2019, @ approximately 12:00 PM
• Procession will leave College of Lake County James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts (19351 W. Washington Street, Grayslake, Illinois 60010)
• Exit college and make a right on Lancer Road 
• Make a left (east) on Brae Loch Road
• Right (south) on U.S. 45
• Left (east) on SR-120 (Belvidere Road)
• Exit Right on State Route 21 (Milwaukee Avenue)
• Left on State Route 21
• Left onto I-94 West
• Exit I-94 on Russell Road
• Left on Old Skokie Road
• Stay Left (south) onto US 41
• Right (west) on IL Route 173
• Left (south) on Deep Lake Road
• Right (west) on U.S. Route 132
• PROCESSION ENDS AT U.S. Route 132 and SR 83