Stormwater Management Ordinance Revisions

The McHenry County Stormwater Management Ordinance (SMO) was adopted to minimize the effect of urbanization on stormwater runoff throughout the County. However, the original SMO was written intermittently over a 9-year time span and since its effective date, numerous inconsistencies have been identified and the enforcement of many provisions has...


Hart Road STP Improvements

Baxter & Woodman prepared a Phase I Project Development Report, and provided Phase II Design and Phase III Construction Engineering services for roadway and stormwater drainage improvements on Hart Road and Sunset Drive in Round Lake, Illinois. This $4.7 million project funded by the Surface Transportation Program included roadway widening...


Orchard Drive Improvements

Orchard Drive is a main thoroughfare within the Village of Park Forest that provides relief to motorists from delays along Western Avenue. The Village of Park Forest CBD, Village Aquatic Center, Public Library, Fire Training Center, Old Plank Trail, CN Railroad Overpass, and various residential and commercial stakeholders are located...


Walkup Road Improvement Project

The McHenry County Division of Transportation is committed to promoting new resources to keep the public informed and aware. They embrace social media platforms, and work collaboratively with owners and economic development staff in communities to communicate construction information and keep disruption to a minimum.  Recently, the McHenry County Division...