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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

Oakland Athletics v Chicago Cubs

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

Construction, generic sized image

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

Crash

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

Cline Avenue Bridge

NW Ind. Residents Await Report On Bridge Options

State officials are preparing to release a report that could offer a long-term solution for a northwestern Indiana bridge closed more than a year ago amid safety concerns.

01/03/2011

The Stearns Road Bridge Is Seen Under Construction. (stearnsroad.com Photo)

New Stearns Road Bridge Opens

More than two decades in the making, a new bridge across the Fox River is expected to bring more business to the area.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010

Road Closed

Bridge On Halsted Street Closing For 1 Year

Effective today, the city is shutting down shut down a short, but busy, stretch of Halsted Street that carries southbound traffic onto Goose Island.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010