Dan Duffy Gets Big Boost in Campaign Against Red Light Cameras

State Senator Dan Duffy has a long-standing campaign against Red Light Cameras. He, among may others concluded that their installation was for raising revenue, not reducing accidents. Now a $14,000 study financed by the Chicago Tribune has added significant weight … Continue reading

Views of Traffic Slowed by Snow

All in all, it was a very bad night for traffic. Route 62 was worse than that part of Algonquin Road east of Route 31, which is a county road. Maybe it was the beet juice mixed with the salt. … Continue reading

Roundabout Scheduled for Route 176 Intersection with Mt. Tabor and Haligus Roads

The first state highway roundabout in McHenry County is being planned by the Illinois Department of Transportation where Mt. Tabor Road and Haligus Road join Route 176 in a dangerous, dangerous dogleg intersection. Unlike the improvement at less badly aligned … Continue reading

U.S. Senators and Postmaster General May Settle Algonquin Bypass Conflict

Here’s an update from Bradford W. Meador, Manager, Property Management, Great Lakes Facilities Service Office, on what’s happening with the disagreement between the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Postal System about the taking of parking spaces from the Algonquin … Continue reading

Car Kills IDOT Employee Ryan Nichols in Woodstock

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: FATAL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION Woodstock, IL – On Monday August 22, 2011 at 8:34 AM the Woodstock Police Department and the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the area just West of Route 47 … Continue reading

Richmond Bypass Presentation Wednesday Night

Over 40 years ago I noticed a lot–hundreds of acres–of land changing hands west of Richmond. I was McHenry County Treasurer and my office changed the addresses on the Address-o-Graph plates. We got the deed transfers which had the new … Continue reading