A Few Clouds
82°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

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.

View a larger map of McHenry County road construction.

Latest construction news

  • IDOT revisits Coral Township roundabout plan, asks for public input

    UNION – A roundabout at an intersection that transportation officials have determined is one of the most dangerous in Illinois might be built without ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Home inspections reveal lurking problems, valuable home info

    “How old is the furnace?” is a frequently asked question to realtors, when they’re showing a home to a prospective buyer.   Buyers assume that the old ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Detour: Sinkhole in Spring Grove closes Blivin Street intersection

    • ROUTE 12 SINKHOLE: We never thought we’d have to write about a road closed on account of a sinkhole, but there’s a first time for everything.
    July 26, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Detour: Prepare for delays on Charles Miller Road and Route 31

    • CHARLES MILLER ROAD: Expect further delays in the coming weeks as concrete starts to be poured and Bull Valley road is prepared to lay asphalt.
    July 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Algonquin considers road project to increase downtown parking on Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – Village Board members considered two separate projects Tuesday, one moving to create easier access to a particular cul-de-sac and one that ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Passive solar energy affordable, efficient

    Bringing solar energy into your home can be affordable, according to Energy.gov: “There’s a misconception that using solar energy means you need photo ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Detour: Route 14 in Crystal Lake is a daytime mess

    • ROUTE 14: Traffic during work hours at the Route 14 and 176 intersection has slowed to a long, aggravating crawl.
    July 13, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Detour: Road work suspended for Fourth, but closures remain

    Road work is suspended for the Independence Day holiday, but watch for existing road and lane closures.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    How many online passwords do you use?
    Two to five
    Six to 10
    More than 10