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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 as several projects on major roadways are underway.

Start the work week by making sure your commute goes smoothly. Sign up for the Northwest Herald's road construction email newsletter to stay updated on local construction projects. Sign up at The newsletter will be emailed on Sunday evenings throughout road construction season.

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Latest construction news

  • Let pros spring clean A/C

    While spring is a great time to pull out the scrub brushes and vacuum cleaners to scour away winter’s dirt and dust, one place should be left for the ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Dowe & Wagner helps strengthen community

    What does a furnace have in common with baseball? When you’ve been in business for more than 65 years, plenty, according to Tom Eppers, co-owner, Dow ...
    April 7, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • 45-ton beam falls on I-90 construction crew in Des Plaines, killing 1

    DES PLAINES — Federal officials are investigating two companies after a construction worker was killed and three others were injured in suburban Chica ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Algonquin Village Board to host town hall with Longmeadow Parkway opponents

    ALGONQUIN – After Algonquin Village President John Schmitt offered to meet with residents opposing the Longmeadow Parkway project, the parties have sc ...
    April 3, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • For 2016, a milder road construction season for McHenry County

    Yes, driving on Route 14 between Woodstock and Crystal Lake still is a fun-filled experience with ongoing road widening work. Same goes for Route 31 s ...
    April 4, 2016 - 2:23 pm
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