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