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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 NWHerald.com/newsletter. The newsletter will be emailed on Sunday evenings throughout road construction season.

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  • Proper ductwork eliminates ‘hot upstairs, cold downstairs'

    With the central air conditioner running, some homes’ upstairs rooms still stay hot, while the downstairs area is cold. The problem may not be with t ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Go-ahead for I-90 interchange in Marengo headed toward a County Board vote

    WOODSTOCK – The long-awaited desire by many planners to have access to an interstate highway in McHenry County is making its way through County Board ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Soggy paper inspires A/C

    We have soggy paper to thank for the cool comfort of air conditioning. In 1902, engineer Willis Carrier was solving a printing company’s problem. Th ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • McHenry County Board approves relief plan for nondedicated roads

    WOODSTOCK – After eight often-frustrating years, a coalition of homeowners along nondedicated roads prevailed in their fight to find a way by which th ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:15 am
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