Witnesses say they heard a loud boom before the vessel went down.
New home construction is finally picking up in Chicago, but so are the prices.
Lanes on the Kennedy Expressway are opening up again as work is ahead of schedule for the second weekend of construction.
A much-anticipated new park and bike trail from Humboldt Park to Wicker Park won’t be completed until next year, after the bitter winter weather hampered construction efforts.
An agreement on the toll charge has not been reached. Indiana plans to partner with a developer to build the highway as a toll road primarily for truck traffic. The highway is estimated to cost about $300 million.
Ashland Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions between North Avenue and Armitage Avenue, from 8 p.m. Friday until no later than 5 a.m. Monday.
Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.
An autopsy was scheduled for Friday on a 57-year-old construction worker from Indiana, who died in an accident on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University.
“Water quality makes a tremendous difference in how we can interact with the river, but also provides us jobs; it provides us business revenue,” said Friends of the Chicago River executive director Margaret Frisbie.
Riders have been warned for weeks, but apparently only now are some beginning to think about how they’ll get around, even though work to rebuild the Wells Street bridge over the Chicago River will cut off the Brown Line’s access to the Loop for 10 days.
Clayco Inc. develops and builds large projects across the country and it already has 280 employees in Chicago. Moving the corporate headquarters here from St. Louis will add another 300.
The Chicago Skyway inbound entrance ramp to the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) will be closed all day Tuesday after an overnight construction crew damaged the interchange.
There’s good news for downtown Chicago drivers: The lengthy Wacker Drive reconstruction project is almost finished.
The resurfacing project on the north end of Lake Shore Drive is ahead of schedule, thanks to warm and dry weather.
The South Side businessman who on Monday shut down two construction sites over the lack of black workers is vowing to keep up the pressure.
The city is beginning roadwork for the main entrance to O’Hare International Airport.
Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.
The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.
One Chicago road project begins next week while another is winding down.
This is the first day for the Chicago Park District’s outdoor pools, and while most of them are open, a dozen are still under construction.