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Roadwork set to begin Monday throughout city

Project costs total nearly $1.9 million

A worker cautions drivers as roadwork occurs.
A worker cautions drivers as roadwork occurs.

Roadwork is set to begin through McHenry in the coming week.

The city road resurfacing program and projects on Curran Road and Pearl Street are all set to begin Monday. The road resurfacing program will include five roads including Chickaloon Drive, Katmai Trail, Denail Trail, Illiamna Trail and Currant Road between Dartmoor Drive and Ojibwa Lane, according to the city.

McHenry hired Crystal Lake-based Curran Contracting Company to complete the work. The company bid $777,778 for the work, according to city documents. The city also will pay HR Green no more than $62,568 for construction engineering services for the street resurfacing program according to city documents.

Improvements will include: hot-mix asphalt milling and resurfacing, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, pavement markings, as well as other necessary and incidental work.

The Curran Road Highway Safety Improvement project will take place on Curran Road between Ojibwa Lane and Illinois Route 120. Improvements will include super-elevated pavement re-profiling, paved shoulders with rumble strips, slope grading for recoverable slopes, pavement markings and installation of additional signage, according to the city.

Curran Contracting Company will complete the Curran Road project, which will cost $525,560, according to the city.

Pearl Street in McHenry between Richmond Road and Riverside Drive will undergo lighting and streetscape improvements starting Monday. Improvements will include: pedestrian lighting, decorative stamped concrete sidewalks, decorative crosswalks, landscaping and other work, according to the city.

Chicago-based Summit Construction Co. Inc will complete the work, which will cost $530,035, according to the city.

Work on all three projects is expected to conclude in the fall, according to the city.

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