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Construction Employment In Chicago Sees Positive Turnaround From Year-Ago Levels

With residential and highway projects underway, the Chicago area is seeing an increase in construction employment.

08/12/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Overhaul Set To Begin

To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.

07/17/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Plan Gets Favorable Reviews From Final Public Hearing

Comments were overwhelmingly favorable Thursday at the final public hearing on the $475 million plan to rebuild the 50-year-old Circle interchange.

06/27/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Construction Plan Riles Neighbors

IDOT is planning a four-year Circle Interchange construction project and despite some changes, some live nearby are still not happy with the plans.

04/04/2013

Stacey Simmons is worried a state road project will make her condo less desirable. (CBS)

Condo Owners Want To Put Brakes On New Ramp For Circle Interchange

A proposed ramp connecting the Eisenhower and the Kennedy would come within 7 feet of a West Loop condo building. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

04/01/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

State Seeking To Rebuild Circle Interchange To Ease Congestion

Relief could be on the way for commuters frustrated by the consistent gridlock they face on the Circle Interchange just west of downtown.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Chicago's infamous Circle Interchange. (CBS)

IDOT Considers Adding Quick-Toll Lanes To Chicago Expressways

Chicago motorists could move along a little faster on the Dan Ryan, Eisenhower or Kennedy — for a price — under a concept transportation officials are considering.

01/07/2013

Circle Interchange

Public Gets Glimpse Of Changes For Circle Interchange

The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.

08/31/2012

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Ike Biker Thrown Onto Kennedy In Fatal Crash

A biker was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle on the Eisenhower Expressway and landed on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday night at the Circle Interchange in the South Loop, police said.

05/22/2012

Circle Interchange

State Looking To Ease Congestion At Circle Interchange

The state is looking to ease traffic congestion at Chicago’s Circle Interchange just west of downtown.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Chicago Circle Interchange Worst Bottleneck In Country

Chicago has the dubious distinction of having the worst bottleneck for truckers in the country.

09/22/2011