Chicago Skyway Reopens After Closure Due To High Winds, DebrisWhipping winds have prompted officials to shut down part of the Chicago Skyway due to dangerous debris, as a strong fall storm has also knocked down trees and power lines across the area.
Department Of Public Health Temporarily Closes Downtown Chipotle Over Health ViolationsHungry workers in the Loop were confused when they flocked to a popular Chipotle on Tuesday and found the restaurant dark and empty inside.
Central Beach Closed Due To Erosion Along Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreChief Ranger Mike Bremer said the beach at Central Avenue, on the east side of Beverly Shores, has been closed indefinitely, because high waves last week washed away the sand, leaving an eight-foot drop-off, which has at its base some jagged pieces of an old road that used to run along the beach.
Indiana Toll Road Closed For 23 Miles After Multiple CrashesA 23-mile stretch of the Indiana Toll Road has been shut down in both directions, after a string of accidents involving semi-trailer trucks.
Merrillville School Closed For Disinfection After Students Contract Swine FluAndrean High School president Harry Vande Velde III said the school was closed "for a thorough cleaning" on Monday.
Skokie School Will Reopen After Online Threat Is Deemed 'Not Credible'Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.
Damen Blue Line Station Closed For 2 MonthsThe Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.
Bedbug Infestation Closes Chicago Ridge Library For 2 DaysIn a statement issued Thursday, the library said a “bedbug incident has been isolated and resolved.” The south suburban library, 10400 Oxford Ave., reopened Thursday morning after being closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Michigan Avenue Bridge Temporarily Closed After MalfunctionVehicles and pedestrians were kept off the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Chicago River for more than an hour on Wednesday, after a locking mechanism failed following a routine bridge lift.
Electrical Fire Closes Courthouse In GaryThe fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
Lawmakers Urge Oakwood Hills To Reopen Village HallTwo state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.