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Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kennedy Reversible Lanes To Close For Bridge Work

CHICAGO (STMW) – The reversible lanes on the Kennedy Expressway will be closed from Friday night through Monday morning as part of the Ohio Street Bridge project. The reversible lanes will close at 10 p.m. […]

07/16/2014

Heavy rains Monday night caused the Chicago River to flood a project to expand the Riverwalk downtown. The project was delayed while crews worked to drain or pump out the water. (Credit: Twitter/@ChicagoPhotoSho)

Chicago River Floods Riverwalk Construction Project

Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.

07/01/2014

Progress after the first phase of demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge over the Kennedy Expressway. The 55-year-old bridge is being torn down and replaced with two new bridges. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

IDOT To Wrap Up Kennedy Expressway Bridge Project This Weekend

For the second weekend in a row, motorists were being advised to avoid the Kennedy Expressway near downtown, as crews complete demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge.

06/20/2014

The Ohio/Ontario feeder ramp to the Kennedy Expressway is being torn down, because it is structurally deficient. (Credit: Bart Shore/CBS)

Kennedy Expressway Project To Create Traffic Nightmare This Weekend

Call it carmageddon, or whatever you want, but one thing is certain: the Kennedy Expressway will be a nightmare for motorists driving near to and from downtown this weekend.

06/13/2014

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kennedy Construction Nightmare Set To Begin

The first detour, starting in two weeks, will take inbound Kennedy traffic off at Ohio across a two-lane, 15 mph road and back onto the expressway. Simply put, it’ll be a wide-reaching jam-up during three weekends in June. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.

05/30/2014

A 100-year-old bridge moved and reinstalled at Western Avenue.  (Credit: The Trust For Public Land)

Old Ashland Bridge Moved To Western Avenue

After a slow trek along North Avenue this morning a 100-year-old bridge is in place.

04/19/2014

CDOT crews remove a bridge spanning Ashland Avenue, before moving it to a nearby work yard in Wicker Park, ahead of a move to a new location at Western and Bloomingdale, as part of the Bloomingdale Trail renovation project. (Credit: YouTube)

Old Ashland Bridge On Bloomingdale Trail To Be Moved To Western

It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.

04/18/2014

Beams are installed as part of the new Elmhurst Road bridge over I-90 in Des Plaines. (Photo from the Illinois Tollway)

Tollway Installs First Steel Beams For Elmhust Road Bridge

Eighteen beams will be installed over I-90 three nights this week as part of the Elmhurst Road Interchange Project, which will be one of the first diverging diamond interchanges on the state’s tollway system.

04/16/2014

Rescue crews work to find the body of a man who fell into the Chicago River near Lincoln and Peterson avenues on Aug. 15, 2013. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Man Falls To Death In Chicago River After Heated Argument

A 32-year-old man who plunged to his death from a bridge spanning the North Shore Channel early Friday was seen arguing with another man moments before he fell.

08/16/2013

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Deal On Wrigley Means Final Approval Likely On Wednesday

A compromise on some of the details behind the $500 million Wrigley Field renovation plan should clear the way for final City Council approval on Wednesday.

07/23/2013

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Bridge Work, Heavy Traffic Overnight Make A Mess On Stevenson

Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.

07/10/2013

Underneath the Lake Shore Drive overpass at Grand Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Expert Highlights Danger From Crumbling Lake Shore Drive Bridge

A blunt warning tonight to the City of Chicago: Replace the crumbling bridges.

05/08/2013

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Major Bridge In Hammond, East Chicago To Be Demolished, Rebuilt

Demolition of a bridge that connects Hammond and East Chicago in northwest Indiana is scheduled to begin next week.

01/08/2013

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Plan For New Bridge At Site Of Deadly Train Wreck

A new railroad bridge will be built at the site of a deadly train derailment and viaduct collapse in the northern suburbs on July 4.

08/29/2012

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Railroad: Employee Noticed Potential Problem With Tracks Before Derailment

The employee, who was checking the tracks, alerted a manager that day, but the fatal pileup occurred before that supervisor could arrive, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/16/2012

Jordan Oliver

Father Of Girl Who Drowned In Bolingbrook Pond: ‘Not Blaming Anybody’

Eleven-year-old Jordan Oliver was playing with friends Tuesday, when she jumped in the water of a pond near school – not once, but twice – and then she never came back up.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

(l-r): Douglas Wright, Joshua Stafford, Brandon Baxter, Anthony Hayne and Connor Stevens are charged in a plot to blow up a bridge in the Cleveland area. (Credit: WOIO-TV/Cleveland)

Men Who Plotted To Blow Up Cleveland Bridge Had Eyes On Chicago

The self-described anarchists charged with plotting to blow up a bridge outside Cleveland also talked about plotting acts of terror in Chicago during the NATO summit, according to a criminal complaint.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Divers work to recover a man who jumped into the Chicago River near Clark Street. (CBS)

Man Pulled From Chicago River After Jumping Off Bridge

A man was pulled from the Chicago River on Friday morning after he apparently jumped off the Clark Street bridge.

04/20/2012

Congress Parkway Bridge

Congress Parkway Bridge Project Taking Longer Than Planned

Motorists on the Eisenhower Expressway and elsewhere are not imagining it – Illinois Department of Transportation officials agree that rebuilding the Congress Parkway Bridge is taking a lot longer than originally expected.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

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Body Found On Street Could Be Man Who Fled Crash Scene

A man’s body was found on a Southwest Side street Monday morning and police are investigating whether he is the same man spotted running from the scene of a fatal crash on the same street early Thursday.

07/04/2011

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