Roundabout Opens at Charles and Raffel

Roundabout Opens at Charles and Raffel

The Woodstock area’s first roundabout has opened. The intersection at Raffel and Charles roads in rural Woodstock began receiving traffic Sept. 1, shortly after workers completed construction on a roundabout there. Work on the $2.2 million project from the McHenry...
Buses Will Be Rerouted as Roundabout Construction Lags

Buses Will Be Rerouted as Roundabout Construction Lags

Intersection of Charles and Raffel is expected to open around Sept. 1 A delay in construction on a roundabout at the intersection of Charles and Raffel roads will force a temporary change in bus routing when the school year begins. Installation of the $2.2 million...
Roundabout Construction to Close Parts of Raffel, Charles

Roundabout Construction to Close Parts of Raffel, Charles

Construction of a roundabout in rural Woodstock will shut down parts of two roads later this month. The intersection of Charles and Raffel roads will be closed to traffic beginning Tuesday, May 30, for crews to install a single-lane roundabout, according to a press...

County Board Accepts Roundabout Bid

A Huntley company was awarded a $2.18 million contract to build a roundabout at the intersection of Charles and Raffel roads in unincorporated Woodstock. Landmark Contractors’ bid of $2,183,549.98 was accepted by the McHenry County Board, which voted to approve the...
IDOT says Route 47 Project is Moving Forward

IDOT says Route 47 Project is Moving Forward

The reconstruction of Route 47 through Woodstock is moving forward, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The second part of the three-phase project to widen the highway has been funded by the state, according to Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager. “We...
Roundabout Coming to Raffel and Charles

Roundabout Coming to Raffel and Charles

Construction is slated to begin soon on a roundabout at Raffel and Charles roads, the first of its kind in the Woodstock area. The intersection just north of Woodstock North High School in unincorporated Greenwood Township will receive a single-lane roundabout. Bids...
IDOT Presents Route 47 Construction Plans

IDOT Presents Route 47 Construction Plans

It could take more than a decade before crews start work on a multimillion dollar project to widen Route 47, but stakeholders already are asking questions of the Illinois Department of Transportation. Dozens of Woodstock residents and business owners crowded into a...
Route 47 Project Moving Forward

Route 47 Project Moving Forward

The Illinois Department of Transportation will seek approval for five roundabout intersections in Woodstock when its plans for redeveloping Route 47 are presented at a public hearing next year. The roundabouts are part of a $75 million project which was detailed for...

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