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

  • Cambria vs granite - the choice is clear

    In a search for new kitchen countertops, there is granite, and then there’s Cambria. The advantages ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Prep now to avoid cold later

    Winter officially runs from December 21 through March 19, and furnaces will be running before, during and after this season which some meteorologists, ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Dura Supreme - custom cabinets for 50 years.

    Dura Supreme is Hines Supply’s top-of-the-line cabinet line that offers traditional American face framed cabinets, as well as frameless cabinets.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Hines Supply talks WOLF Classic Cabinets - American made to last

    If you’re in the market for kitchen or bathroom cabinets that will stand the test of time and look good doing that, check out WOLF Classic Cabinets.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Be warm and save money with Dowe & Wagner

    An efficient waitress brings everyone’s meals to the table in one trip. That’s doing the job with a minimum of unnecessary effort.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Detour: Road work finish dates pushed back

    With November and cold weather here, the newspaper’s weekly Detour column will go into hibernation until next spring.
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Pipeline work to close road in Prairie Grove subdivision

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A portion of Lakewood Drive will be closed for pipeline work starting Monday.Enbridg ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Glenview Doors typifies unique craftsmanship

    Looking for unique, high-quality doors for your home or business? Glenview Doors creates custom and ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Detour: Route 31/176 intersection still a mess, other road work winding down

    • ROUTES 31 AND 176: Work continues on the $10.2 million project to widen and modernize the intersection, but it’s still a mess so budget extra travel ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • A new breed of replacement windows

    Gone are the days when your only option for windows for your home was a single-pane double-hung with ropes and weights.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:34 am
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