CTA Unveils Preferred Route For Red Line Extension ProjectThe new map of the CTA’s “preferred alignment” would use elements of two paths the transit agency had been considering for the extension.
Lake Shore Drive/Stevenson Expressway Interchange Project CompletedCrews have finished two years of construction to build new ramps connecting the Stevenson Expressway and Lake Shore Drive.
Columbia College Building Its First Student Center In 127 YearsThe 5-story student center will include dance studios, analog and digital maker labs, an 800-person event space, study lofts, a fitness center, and a dining area.
Bus Boarding Area To Close For CTA 95th Street Terminal ConstructionThe eastern bus boarding area at the terminal, closest to State Street, will close at 10 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from the CTA.
Dan Ryan Lane Closures Start Saturday At 95th Street For CTA ConstructionThe innermost northbound and southbound lanes on the Dan Ryan Expressway will close for over two weeks starting Saturday.
Part Of Lakefront Trail Closing For Work On New Running, Cycling PathsThe Lakefront Trail will be closed between North and Diversey, as crews begin work to create separate paths for joggers and cyclists.
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.