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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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Latest construction news

  • Healthy air, healthy family

    Clean indoor air smells better, and is better for health.  According to the World Health Organization, “There is strong evidence that exposure to hous ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Detour: Watch for new traffic patterns on some roads

    • LAKEWOOD ROAD/LAKE AVENUE: Work to resurface and add bike lanes along Lakewood Road from Haligus Road to Ackman Road is done, and work to do the sam ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Tips to Choosing Your Perfect Carpet

    With the many styles and colors available in carpets, it becomes necessary for individuals to think about their expectations before starting the carpe ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:05 am
  • How To Determine Which Floor Covering Is Best For You?

    There are literally tens-of-thousands of floor covering options, and each year your options increase as science develops better and better products.  ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Off-season best time to replace air conditioner

    You know you have to do it; the question is when.  All summer, your 20-year-old air conditioner has noisily cooled your downstairs rooms, while leavin ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Detour: Watch for new traffic pattern on Charles Miller Road

    • ROUTE 47: Work has started to repair parts of Route 47 between Route 176 in Lakewood and Route 14 in Woodstock. Anticipate delays.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Downtown Huntley construction could cause traffic disruptions this week

    HUNTLEY – Village officials are warning of possible traffic disruptions and detours because of ongoing construction this week in downtown Huntley.
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Detour: Watch for work on Route 47, lane switch on Charles Miller Road

    • ROUTE 47: Work will start in earnest soon on repairing Route 47 between Route 176 in Lakewood and Route 14 in Woodstock.
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • New air-conditioning advances save money, energy

    When does spending money mean saving money?  For homeowners buying a new air conditioner for an average $5,000, saving money computes when factoring i ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 1:28 pm
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