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McHenry County construction: What roads should I avoid?

Road construction will affect most motorists driving in or out of McHenry County this summer as several projects on major roadways are underway.

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Latest construction news

  • Railroad repairs to restrict traffic on Route 120

    McHENRY – Repairs to a Union Pacific railroad crossing will narrow Route 120 to one lane in each direction for several days next week, according to th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Sewer work to slow traffic on Brink Street on Friday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sewer repairs will constrict traffic on Brink Street on Friday morning, the city of Crystal Lake said.
    July 17, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Johnsburg Road intersection closure Thursday

    Beginning Thursday, the intersection of Johnsburg Road and Chapel Hill Road will be completely closed to traffic in all directions as the final stages ...
    July 20, 2014 - 1:51 pm
  • Bypass work partially closes Algonquin Road starting Wednesday

    ALGONQUIN – Pavement work on the Algonquin Western Bypass will reduce eastbound traffic on Algonquin Road to one lane between Meyer Drive and Route 31 ...
    July 20, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Section of McCullom Lake Road to temporarily close again

    JOHNSBURG – A section of McCullom Lake Road will be closed again this Thursday for pavement patching.
    July 15, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Water main break expected to cause delays along Route 31

    ALGONQUIN – Commuters are advised to avoid Route 31 north of Algonquin Road during evening rush hour.
    July 14, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Detour: Johnsburg Road to be closed later this week

    • JOHNSBURG ROUNDABOUT: The intersection of Johnsburg and Chapel Hill roads will be completely closed to traffic starting Thursday as work on the roun ...
    July 20, 2014 - 1:51 pm
  • Hines Supply’s new BBQ Crew makes summer sizzle

    Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Hines Supply’s new BBQ Crew is waiting to bring its ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Detour: Two new road projects set to start

    As we’re sure you’re already aware, road work has been suspended this weekend for the Independence Day holiday.
    July 6, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Franklinville Road Bridge to close Tuesday for replacement

    Drivers that take Franklinville Road between Route 176 and Kunde Road will have to take another route starting Tuesday while the Franklinville Road Br ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:09 am
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