“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.
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.
Construction work means delays and station closings for CTA ‘L’ riders in the Loop and at one north side Red Line station.
Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.
A massive construction project that will provide access between the Tri-State Tollway and I-57 in the south suburbs begins Monday.
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.
Loyola University may permanently close a block-long stretch of Kenmore Avenue just south of campus, and some students are not happy about it.
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.
The final section of the Jane Addams Tollway rehab project is scheduled to end this weekend.