Cyclist Killed in Crash at 14 and 47

Cyclist Killed in Crash at 14 and 47

Woodstock man may have been wearing earbuds when he was hit, police say A 25-year-old Woodstock man was killed when he was hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle on Route 47 Aug. 15. Robert Amos James was riding north on Route 47 when he crossed into an intersection and...

Storage, Gas Station Planned for 14 and 47

The southwest corner of Highway 14 and Route 47 could soon have a gas station, convenience store and storage facility after the Woodstock City Council approved a special-use permit for the development. Glenview-based Pearl Street Commercial LLC plans to build a...
Crash at Lucas and 47 Sends 1 to Hospital

Crash at Lucas and 47 Sends 1 to Hospital

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 47 and Lucas Road sent one person to the hospital April 26. Woodstock Police and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District crews were called to the scene at 7:57 p.m. The driver of a Chevy Malibu was westbound on Lucas and did not...
Woodstock Cops Charge Man Following Pursuit on Rt. 47

Woodstock Cops Charge Man Following Pursuit on Rt. 47

A London man who reportedly told authorities he thought he was being filmed for a movie allegedly led police on a multi-jurisdictional car pursuit in a stolen dump truck April 7. Rahman Sidhekur, 28, of London, England, was charged by Woodstock Police with aggravated...
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...
No Injuries in Rollover Crash on Route 47

No Injuries in Rollover Crash on Route 47

A single-vehicle rollover crash involving a utility pole held traffic up on Route 47 just south of Lucas Road Feb. 21. Crews from Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Lakewood Police Department responded to the scene at 6:06 p.m. One...
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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