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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 this summer as several projects on major roadways are underway.

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Latest construction news

  • New ACs save money sponsored by Dowe & Wagner

    Just about everyone knows someone living in a 50-year-old house still using its original air conditioner.  While an old system may work, it’s not work ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Detour: Traffic shifted onto new lanes at Routes 31 and 176

    We start out this week’s installment with progress on the intersection of Routes 31 and 176, the delays on which have made for some irate drivers:
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • Pearl Street to close to eastbound traffic

    McHENRY – Pearl Street will be closed to eastbound traffic for about one week as the roadway is reconstructed.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Hines Supply Earn-N-Learn geared to the remodeler

    Ever-changing products and standards in the building industry can be confusing. That’s why Hines Su ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Work restarts on Charles J. Miller Road widening project in McHenry

    McHENRY – The first signs of work renewing on Charles J. Miller Road have started.Crews will remove ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Detour: Overnight Randall Road patching continues

    • RANDALL ROAD: Patching work is ongoing on Randall Road between Harnish Drive and Alexandra Boulevard. Most of it will be done at night to minimize t ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • NyloDeck - a new kind of decking that’s not all wet with Hines Supply

    There are lots of options for decking materials out there, from classic wood decks to modern, easy-care composite decking.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Detour: New road closure in Algonquin behind the Commons

    • ALGONQUIN: Commuters’ favorite back exit from Algonquin Commons will be closed soon. Boyer Road will be closed so workers can rebuild a small stretc ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Replacement windows beautify home, increase its value with Hines Supply

    Are the windows in your home looking shabby -  broken glass, broken seals, rotting wood sashes, or just plain old?
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Traffic shifts in McHenry construction corridor

    McHENRY – Traffic along Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry shifted onto the newly constructed lanes Thursday, according to an alert from the project enginee ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:58 am
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