McHenry Road and Dundee Road Intersection Improvements

General Information

Tentative Start Date: August 2016
Tentative Completion Date: Completed
Bid Opening: June 10, 2016
Project Manager: Kyle Goetzelmann 
Contractor: Berger Excavating Contractors, Inc.
Awarded Contract Amount: $1,596,109.47
Funding Sources: Grant Funding and TIF

Project Information


This Project Includes:  The construction involves extensive improvements to the Dundee Road / McHenry Road intersection, including a new traffic signal, as well as roadway widening and additional turn lanes. The roadway widening will require removal of substantial areas of curbing, parkway, and sidewalk along the intersection.

This is an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) administered and managed project utilizing federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) grant funding approved by and through the Northwest Municipal Council of Mayors Technical Committee

Project Limits: Dundee Road at McHenry Road

Project Schedule:
  1. Kyle Goetzelmann

    Civil Engineer II

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Project Updates

Underground utility work is scheduled for July 18th through 21th.  This work will cause significant travel delays through this intersection.  Flaggers will be present to assist in traffic control.  


Underground utility work is in progress.  Two west bound lanes of Dundee Road are closed.  


Curb has been installed.  Paving is expected to take place early next week.

Construction is scheduled to commence on November 21, 2016.  The contractor is anticipating concluding construction at the northeast corner of the intersection by mid December.  Traffic on westbound Dundee Road and northbound McHenry Road will be opened at that time.  Additional phasing of the project will commence again in the spring.

Mobilization for construction at the McHenry Road intersection has partially taken place, with some excavation and utility work on the south side of the intersection.  Additional construction work with lane closures will begin next week. 


Mobilization for construction at the McHenry Road intersection is expected the last week of August.  Public Works is working with IDOT and contractor Berger Construction concerning watermain conflicts with the storm sewer design.
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