Tollway Presents $4 Billion Plan To Widen Tri-State, Cut Commute TimesTri-State drivers could see their commute times cut by as much as 240 hours a year, under a $4 billion plan going before the Tollway board.
Closures Planned Around Stevenson Interchange With Lake Shore DriveThe closures are necessary to implement a new traffic pattern as a part of a reconstruction project on the interchange, IDOT said.
Realigned Damen, Fullerton, And Elston Intersections Open In BucktownThe realigned Elston creates separate intersections for Fullerton and Elston, and Damen and Elston, replacing the six-way intersection at Damen, Elston and Fullerton, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.
Plan To Ease Eisenhower Congestion Calls For Tolls, Car Pool LaneDrivers who want an express trip down the Eisenhower Expressway will have to join a carpool or pay a toll, according to the latest plans to expand and improve Chicago’s oldest and second-busiest stretch of highway.
CTA Approves $400M In Borrowing For Red And Purple Line ProjectsWith a funding source in place, CTA can apply for $1 billion in federal matching funds for the work, about half the cost of the project.
Major Makeover For South Loop Along Chicago RiverThe Riverline project is a massive undertaking. When it's done, new condos will stretch from Roosevelt Road to Harrison Street between the Chicago River and Wells Street.
Red Line Trains To Bypass Stations For Weekend Track WorkConstruction work will require Howard-bound Red Line trains to run express from Sheridan to Howard during the weekend, according to the Chicago Transit Authority.
Work Begins On New Retail-Apartment Complex In WrigleyvilleCrews were preparing to break ground Thursday on a huge retail and residential project across the street from the street from Wrigley Field.
Lake Shore Drive Lane Closures Begin Wednesday On South SideThe two western lanes on southbound Lake Shore Drive will shut down between 31st and 35th streets from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, according to a statement from Chicago Department of Transportation.
Lane, Ramp Reductions Scheduled On Eisenhower Starting FridayA new traffic configuration on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway west of the Kennedy Expressway will start Friday as part of a project to reconstruct the Jane Byrne Interchange.
Deal To Develop Parkland Near Indiana Dunes Riles ConservationistsA plan allowing a politically connected developer to operate restaurants, a rooftop bar and a banquet hall in the heart of Indiana Dunes State Park is drawing scrutiny from conservationists and some legal experts.
CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.