With residential and highway projects underway, the Chicago area is seeing an increase in construction employment.
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.
Comments were overwhelmingly favorable Thursday at the final public hearing on the $475 million plan to rebuild the 50-year-old Circle interchange.
IDOT is planning a four-year Circle Interchange construction project and despite some changes, some live nearby are still not happy with the plans.
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.
Relief could be on the way for commuters frustrated by the consistent gridlock they face on the Circle Interchange just west of downtown.
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.
The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.
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.
The state is looking to ease traffic congestion at Chicago’s Circle Interchange just west of downtown.
Chicago has the dubious distinction of having the worst bottleneck for truckers in the country.