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Route 31 reopens after water main break in McHenry

McHENRY – Route 31 is reopen both ways in McHenry following construction to repair a water main break on Wednesday.

A stretch of southbound Route 31 from Pearl Street to Route 120 had been closed since mid-morning, according to a Nixle alert from the McHenry Police Department.

Crews had to excavate the road to find and repair the leak.

Traffic was detoured down Pearl Street to River Road and back to Route 120 during the closure.

–Shawn Shinneman

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