Blinking Lights at Randall and Algonquin Roads

I wouldn’t be conspiratorial enough to think County officials turned off the traffic light at one of the busiest intersection in McHenry County, but as I was taking about fifteen minutes to get from Miller Road through the intersection of … Continue reading

Critics of Continuous Flow Intersection at Algonquin & Randall Roads Make Progress

In Sunday’s Northwest Herald, Executive Editor Dan McCaleb announces he has changed his mind on the County Transportation Department’s desire to build a Continuous Flow Intersection at Algonquin and Randall Roads. Strangely, the NWH has published nothing I have seen … Continue reading

McHenry County Update on Randall Road

This is from the McHenry County Department of Transportation: MAY 13, 2014. At the direction of the McHenry County Board, the design team continues to meet with businesses and other project stakeholders to solicit feedback for use in the re-analysis … Continue reading

Population Dropping, But CFI Based on Increase

Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting the Census Bureau says that each of the six Chicagoland counties lost population between 2010 and 2013. The McHenry County Board’s Continuous Flow Intersection at the corner of Algonquin and Randall Roads is based on … Continue reading

Another Retailer Spooked by County’s Continuous Flow Intersection Plan

The letter below was sent to McHenry County Engineer Joseph Korpalski by a new retailer in the Chicago market, Art Van Furniture. Its Real Estate Manager Lee Winter indicates that his firm is not interested in locating her if a … 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

Reconstructed Richmond Bridge Re-Opened on Hill Road

A press release from McHenry County: Hill Road Bridge Reopened October 1st WOODSTOCK, IL – The McHenry County Division of Transportation (MCDOT) reopened the Hill Road Bridge over the North Branch of Nippersink Creek, located just east of the Village … 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

McHenry County Road Project Updates

From the McHenry Department of Transportation: MCDOT Update Construction Rakow RoadĀ has beenĀ completed. Aside from a few punch list items and tree planting in the spring, this $26 million project was completed ahead of schedule and on budget. The project website … Continue reading