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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.

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Latest construction news

  • Detour: Road work takes holiday weekend off

    Road work is suspended for the Memorial Day holiday, but most work zones are still in place and the speed limits still apply.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Get to know your utility meters

    How do electric and natural gas companies know how much to charge customers each month? They send employees to read customers’ utility meters, whi ...
    May 20, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Cary set to start $1.5 million road resurfacing program

    CARY –In the coming weeks, Cary is planning to start a roughly $1.5 million project to resurface dozens of roads in the village.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Detour: Work zones on Route 176 currently affecting traffic

    • ROUTE 176: Watch for more than one work zone as workers repave Route 176 between Routes 14 and 47.
    May 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Detour: Route 14 widening work gaining steam

    • ROUTE 14: Delays are growing with the days now that construction is in full swing.Plans call for r ...
    May 10, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Prep A/C now to keep cool in summer

    Wake up your central air-conditioner unit which has been sitting idle through the past winter, collecting leaves and other debris. If you want to be ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Detour: Road work has started in Lakewood

    • ROUTE 14: Plans call for rebuilding and widening Route 14 from West Lake Shore Drive in Woodstock to just south of Crystal Lake Avenue. While the pr ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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