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Semi-truck rolls over onto Route 14 and causes heavy delays near Route 47 intersection in Woodstock

A section of Route 14 near Route 47 in Woodstock has been closed for hours after a semi-tractor-trailer truck rolled over onto its side near the busy intersection Monday morning. The Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 9:38 a.m. Monday to the intersection of Route 14 and Route 47 in Woodstock. Woodstock […]

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Route 47 near Hebron shut down for hours after utility poles and power lines fall, sparking brush fire

A section of Route 47 near Hebron was shut down for hours Thursday evening into this morning after utility poles and live wires fell, sparking a brush fire. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 4:35 p.m. Thursday to the 11000 block of Route 47 for a report of wires down. Firefighters arrived within a […]

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Woodstock man flown to hospital after his vehicle rear-ended truck on Route 47 near Huntley

A 35-year-old man was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital in serious condition after he crashed into the rear of a stopped truck on Route 47 near Huntley. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Huntley Fire Protection District responded around 1:45 p.m. Saturday to Route 47 and Conley Road in unincorporated Huntley. McHenry County […]

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Four road construction projects scheduled for McHenry County under Gov. Pritzker’s ‘Rebuild Illinois’ program

Four new road construction projects are set to begin or have already begun in McHenry County after $21 million was invested in the region from Gov J.B. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois program. “With the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, we are restoring and transforming Illinois’s aging infrastructure,” Pritzker said. “Rebuild Illinois is not only about investing in […]

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Route 47 railroad crossing in Huntley to be closed Wednesday for maintenance

Village officials are warning motorists that the Route 47 railroad crossing near Main Street in Huntley will be closed Wednesday for maintenance work. The Union Pacific Railroad and Illinois Department of Transportation are coordinating the project, which will take place on Route 47 just north of Main Street. The closure will take place from approximately […]

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Firefighters extricate 81-year-old man trapped inside rolled over vehicle near Hebron

An 81-year-old man was hospitalized after firefighters had to extricate him from his vehicle following a two-vehicle rollover crash near Hebron on Sunday. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the intersection of Route 47 and O’Brien Road in unincorporated Hebron for a vehicle crash with […]