All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Motorists who drive along the Jane Byrne Interchange might want to find a new way to get where they’re going starting next week, thanks to a project that will increase traffic for more than a year.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
State Street, once known as “that Great Street,” had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.
The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 1:25 a.m. found the 27-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway.
A bridge at Congress Parkway and Wells Street downtown once again bears the name of a man considered to be one of the city’s most significant political leaders.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
Chicago is synonymous with classic architecture, and public art projects like the Picasso and the so-called “Bean” at Millennium Park. Now there’s a newly unveiled light sculpture project in the South Loop. We asked 2- investigator Pam Zekman to check out how much it cost. And who is paying for it?
After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.
A West Side woman could be in danger, after leaving a downtown hospital.
The work is done at last. Congress Parkway fully reopened Tuesday morning.
The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.
Rush University Medical Center on Thursday is dedicating its new, state-of-the-art hospital building.
A burglary suspect was charged Wednesday with aggravated assault of a police officer after being shot when he allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a Monday night chase through the West Side.
A raging fire broke out Wednesday morning at a house in west suburban Maywood.
Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.
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.
Three people were injured early this morning in a crash involving three cars downtown.