8/15/19: BLUE-GREEN ALGAE INFORMATION

https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx… https://www.lakecountyil.gov/2385/Beach-Advisory https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190814/illinois-health-officials-warning-of-toxic-algaes-effect-on-pets-after-dog-deaths-reported-in-other-states  

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8/12/19: STRATTON LOCK AND DAM – MECHANICAL FAILURE

John Palmieri, Lockmaster at the Stratton Lock and Dam in McHenry has indicated the doors on the lock are currently not functioning due to a mechanical failure. The IDNR is currently addressing the issue and is hoping to be back online ASAP. Due to the failure the...

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Tommy Shafer-retirement

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate Tommy Shafer on his retirement. He has been a boat mechanic on the Fox Waterway system for over 65 years; he started when he was just 14 years old. We wish him the best in his next chapter of life! Pictured from left to...

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RT 12 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION (BEER CAN BRIDGE)

The construction company doing work on Route 12 is doing work on the concrete pillars that hold up the bridge commonly known as Beer Can Bridge. They have installed scaffolding that sticks out approx 3' from the pillars. This will not affect traffic or create any...

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7/23/19- 6PM ZONE A OPEN

Effective 6PM Tuesday July 23, 2019, Zone A (lower river) will be OPEN to full boating. Zone B (upper river) and Zone C (lakes) are open to full boating. There is a debris advisory on the entire system. 

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