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Intersection in downtown Woodstock to close for months as crews construct a roundabout

An intersection in downtown Woodstock was closed down Friday as crews begin months-long construction on a roundabout, city officials said. The roundabout is being constructed at the intersection of Lake Avenue, Madison Street and South Street in Woodstock. The closure is scheduled to remain in place until December 1 but could open sooner if the […]

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Railroad crossing on Route 59 in Barrington to close in both directions for repairs

A busy section of Route 59 in Barrington will be closed in both directions for nearly a week starting this coming weekend so crews can repair a railroad crossing. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced the closure will take place on Route 59, also known as Hough Street, north of James Street. IDOT said […]

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Transportation officials announce $90 million in infrastructure projects in Lake County

Lake County transportation officials have announced new infrastructure projects for this year as part of a $90 million construction program, which aims to improve congestion and increase safety. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) said on Monday that more than 35 transportation projects will be under construction in 2022. The projects feature intersection improvements, […]

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Construction completed, roundabout opens at Fairfield and Monaville intersection in Lake Villa

 After almost three months of construction, the new roundabout at Fairfield and Monaville roads in Lake Villa has opened, officials announced. “The roundabout at Fairfield and Monaville Road is now open! We really appreciate everyone’s patience through construction,” the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) announced Wednesday morning. LCDOT said that final landscaping is underway […]

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St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa to close for several weeks for road construction

Transportation officials say that St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa will be closed for several weeks for road construction and repairs to the railroad crossing starting on Monday. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) in conjunction with the Canadian National Railroad, on behalf of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E RR), will be temporarily […]

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Randall Road project nears completion in Algonquin, Lake in the Hills following 3 years of construction

The intersection of Randall Road and Algonquin Road has almost fully reopened following a three-year construction project to improve the Randall Road corridor in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills. The McHenry County Division of Transportation said all lanes of the busy intersection were reopened Wednesday. The furthest inside left-turn lanes on both eastbound and […]