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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.

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Latest construction news

  • 6 quick fixes to reduce your next energy bill

    Consumers work hard to save pennies, by clipping coupons and brewing their own coffee, yet they throw away dollars that could be saved on energy costs ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Ringwood Road to be resurfaced in McHenry County

    RINGWOOD – A section of Ringwood Road stretching from Route 120 to Spring Grove Road, crossing the city of McHenry, the villages of Ringwood and Johns ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Detour: Watch for lane shift at Route 31/Route 176 intersection

    • ROUTES 31 AND 176: Watch Monday for a change on Route 176 as workers shift traffic onto new lanes. The $10.2 million project to widen and modernize ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • For custom millwork check out Hines Door & Millwork Shop

    For all things custom made for the home or business, Hines Door & Millwork Shop has 29 years of millwork expertise serving all areas of construction.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Humidifiers keep homes cozy

    There’s no place like home, especially when it’s cool in the summer and warm in the winter.  In fall, when the air-conditioner is turned off and the f ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Sewer work to close Municipal Drive in McHenry on Friday

    McHENRY – Municipal Drive will be closed to through traffic Friday for sewer work. The new McHenry ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Detour: Stretch of Boyer Road in Algonquin closed this week

    • BOYER ROAD IN ALGONQUIN: Boyer Road from south of Corporate Parkway to village limits will be closed starting Monday so workers can repair a particu ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Hines Supply offers a variety of cabinets - all made in America

    If you’re looking for cabinets for your kitchen or bath, Hines Supply has a cabinet line for all budgets.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Detour: Work starting on Boyer Road in Algonquin

    • BOYER ROAD IN ALGONQUIN: Work to fix the beaten-up road behind Algonquin Commons is beginning this week. However, a full road closure from south of ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 12:22 pm
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