City starts buying land for County Line Road widening Posted in: News The City of Elgin is on track to acquire the needed land to widen the first part of County Line Road, although two parcels required the start of eminent domain proceedings.During the Elgin City Council’s March 15 meeting, the council discussed and voted on six items regarding acquiring the necessary land for the first phase of the County Line Road project, which includes widening the road to add additional lanes. These six parcels, all on the east side of the road, are 25 feet wide and would not impact structures. Each property would also receive new curbs and gutters, sidewalks,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!