Overnight Closures On IB Congress for Byrne Interchange WorkInbound Congress will be reduced to a single lane between Halsted and Canal streets starting at 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The inbound lanes of Congress will be fully closed from 1-6 a.m. Saturday.
Protesters Block Downtown Traffic, Demand End To DeportationsA dozen protesters were arrested Tuesday morning, after blocking traffic on Congress Parkway as part of an anti-deportation rally that lasted more than an hour.
Boy, 12, Reported Missing From West SideAkeem Amos left his home in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway at 6 a.m. Wednesday and did not return, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
Weekend Closures For Byrne Interchange Work To Begin Aug. 21IDOT warns motorists to expect delays when driving through the interchange during the weekends of Aug 21-23, Aug 28-30, Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 16-18.
Man Seriously Wounded In East Garfield Park ShootingAbout 11:20 p.m., the 34-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of West Congress when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot, police said.
Two Police Officers, Three Civilians Hurt In West Side CrashA police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps UpAll 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.
Byrne Interchange Overhaul To Create New Headaches For DriversMotorists 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.
City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets 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.
Rewind Chicago: The Rise, Fall And Revival Of State Street State Street, once known as "that Great Street," had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.
Five Seriously Hurt In South Loop CrashThe five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.
Boy, 13, Seriously Hurt In West Side Hit-And-RunThe 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.