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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

  • 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
  • Detour: Paving work progressing on Route 176

    • ROUTE 176: Work to repave Route 176 between Routes 14 and 47 is substantially complete, but work proceeds on the Route 14 intersection. Prepare for ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Detour: Some roads to be closed Sunday morning for Crystal Lake triathlon

    • TRIATHLON CLOSURES: A triathlon will close several Crystal Lake roads from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Th ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Detour: Hospital access changed as part of McHenry road work

    • CHARLES MILLER ROAD: Access to Centegra Hospital – McHenry from Route 31 and Bull Valley Road is now right-in, right-out only.
    June 14, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Detour: Wilmot Road will be closed starting Monday in Spring Grove

    • WILMOT ROAD: The road between Route 12 and Main Street will be closed effective Monday, and will stay closed through at least the first week of Augu ...
    June 8, 2015 - 12:12 am
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