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Lane changes set for Charles Miller, River roads

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 6:06 p.m. CDT

McHENRY – More lane changes on both River and Charles J. Miller roads are scheduled for this week.

All southbound traffic on River Road will be shifted to the outside lane Thursday, according to an alert sent out by the construction project’s overseeing engineering firm, HR Green.

South of the Charles Miller Road intersection, northbound traffic will be shifted to the inside lane, and then north of the intersection, it will be shifted to the outside lane. Lane modifications for Charles Miller Road will follow on Friday. Both eastbound and westbound traffic will be shifted to the outside lanes.

HR Green construction operations manager Todd ­Destree warned drivers in the alert to expect delays.

The construction is part of a two-phase project that will widen the two-lane Charles Miller Road to four lanes and construct a second two-lane bridge over the Fox River to create two lanes of traffic in each direction.

Officials expect this phase of the two-part project to be completed by Oct. 15. Work began in November.

For information and to sign up for updates on the project, visit charlesmillerroad.com. Emails will be sent to those that sign up alerting them where and when construction activities and potential traffic delays will occur.

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