Lake Shore Drive Resurfacing To Begin Next Week

One Chicago road project begins next week while another is winding down.


This was the scene Friday at Union Park Pool, which is closed as repairs have dragged on. (CBS)

About A Dozen Chicago Pools Still Closed For Repairs

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.


CTA turnstiles

CTA To Hold Hearings On Red Line Shutdown Plan

CTA officials have been working hard behind the scenes to have some answers to placate South Side Red Line riders when two public hearings take place next week on the reconstruction project, and its scheduled five month shutdown.


Granville Red Line Stop

CTA Construction Means More Delays, Station Closings

Construction work means delays and station closings for CTA ‘L’ riders in the Loop and at one north side Red Line station.


File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Blue Line Delays Expected This Week

Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.


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Work Begins Monday On Project To Link Tri-State, I-57

A massive construction project that will provide access between the Tri-State Tollway and I-57 in the south suburbs begins Monday.


Photo Of Cong. Bobby Rush. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel, Quinn, Durbin: Rush Is Right To Take Issue With Diversity On Metra Project

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says he has been told there are virtually no minority firms being considered in a massive Metra construction project in the Englewood neighborhood, and he’s prepared to shut Metra down.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Loyola University Chicago

Report: Loyola May Close A Block Of Kenmore Avenue Permanently

Loyola University may permanently close a block-long stretch of Kenmore Avenue just south of campus, and some students are not happy about it.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

U.S. 41 Extension

City To Extend Lake Shore Drive Farther South

Crews began work on Tuesday to relocate U.S. 41 through the old USX steel mill site on the South Side, essentially extending Lake Shore Drive eight blocks farther south.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Jane Addams Tollway

Tollway Construction Project Ends This Weekend

The final section of the Jane Addams Tollway rehab project is scheduled to end this weekend.


CTA turnstiles

CTA Red Line To Get A Major Makeover

Customers on the CTA’s busiest rail line will soon have to put up with major construction, but the payoff will be a much faster and smoother ride.


Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Lake Shore Drive Construction Begins To Avoid Blizzard Fiasco

Road construction project beginning today on lake shore drive could have a major impact this winter.


Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Kirk Praises Plan For Turnarounds On LSD, Says More Is Needed

Construction begins Monday on two traffic turnarounds on Lake Shore Drive, to allow vehicles to get off the highway in an emergency, like the February blizzard that stranded hundreds of cars. U.S. Sen Mark Kirk said it’s a good start, but more is needed.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2011


Lake Shore Drive Construction Projects Begin Monday

The City of Chicago says construction will begin Monday on two Lake Shore Drive projects that will help avoid a repeat of what happened during last February’s blizzard.


File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Construction To Cause Blue, Red Line Delays This Week

Late night CTA riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction on the Blue and Red lines will cause minor delays.


Congress Parkway Bridge

New Lane Configuration For Congress Parkway Project

Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.


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Motorists Heading To Midway Airport Will Deal With Detours

City officials are warning travelers to factor in extra time to get to the airport. The ramps are expected to be closed for the next year.


Construction, generic sized image

Construction Takes A Holiday On The Tollways

The Illinois Tollway is suspending its temporary construction lane closures beginning Friday to accommodate the more than 7 million drivers expected on the tollway system this Labor Day weekend.


Construction To Cause Overnight Delays On Red, Blue Lines

Overnight maintenance work is expected to cause delays this week on the Red and Blue lines. Passengers should allow extra travel time.


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Emanuel Wants To Fast-Track Construction Projects

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city is teaming up with the University of Chicago to spur development in Hyde Park and other parts of the South Side.