Argument Against Highway Funding “Lockbox” Constitutional Amendment

Wonder Lake’s Kelly Liebmann wrote this letter to the Daily Herald. It is printed with permission of the author. The proposed Amendment to the Illinois Constitution will be on the top of everyone’s ballot. ‘Lockbox’ amendment won’t solve problems This … Continue reading

Road Construction Firm in Trouble with Feds for Underpaying Employees and Union Pension & Welfare Fund

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Schaumburg Contractor Charged with Underpaying Union Employees and Underfunding Their Pension and Welfare Funds CHICAGO — The owner of a Schaumburg construction company intentionally underpaid his union-affiliated employees by more than $1.5 … Continue reading

McHenry County Long Range Transporation Plan Hearings Set

A press release from McHenry County: Public Meetings Scheduled for Draft McHenry County 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan WOODSTOCK, IL – The McHenry County Division of Transportation (MCDOT) is pleased to announce the release of the draft 2040 McHenry County … Continue reading

McDOT Finds Way to Drive Traffic to Long-Range Plan Web Site

Last week, the McHenry County Department of Transportation announced a public hearing June 5th on its long-range plan, plus a web page where people who can’t or won’t attend the hearing could vote online. Today, Transportation Planner Scott Hennings released … Continue reading

Input Sought on McHenry County Transportation Plan

From the McHenry County Department of Transportation: The McHenry County Division of Transportation (MCDOT) is developing the County’s 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan. When complete, the Plan will provide a blueprint for future transportation decisions, prioritizing which and when projects are … Continue reading

Year’s Reconstruction of Route 31 Completed

A press release from the McHenry County Board: Illinois Route 31 @ Virginia Road/Klasen Road Widening and Reconstruction Improvement; Completion of the final Stage III has occurred and the roadway is ready to be open to traffic. [November 28, 2012 … Continue reading

Scott Summers Weighs In on County Transportation Plan

A press release from Democratic Party District 6 McHenry County Board candidate Scott Summers: McHenry County’s draft 2040 transportation plan — predicated on dysfunction? Yesterday (August 23, 2012), I attended an open house hosted by the McHenry County Department of … Continue reading

Today Is the Day to See McHenry County’s 2040 Transportation Plan at CL City Hall

That’s what this reminder from the McHenry County Department of Transportation says: “The McHenry County Division of Transportation will be holding an open house this Thursday, August 23rd, 2012, between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Crystal Lake City … Continue reading

Hultgren Issues Bi-Partisan Press Release on Highway Funding

A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren: Kirk, Lipinski, Hultgren Call for Extension of Surface Transportation Legislation Longer-term bipartisan bill could mobilize $100 billion in new public-private partnerships Chicago, IL – In a show of bipartisan, bi-cameral unity United States … Continue reading