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Bridge Work, Heavy Traffic Overnight Make A Mess On Stevenson

Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Falling Beam Kills Construction Worker At Northwestern University

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.


A view of the Chicago River from just east of the Columbus Drive bridge. (Credit: CBS)

Environmental Groups Tout Financial Benefits Of Cleaning Up, Improving Chicago River

“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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2013

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

Despite Warnings, Many Brown Line Commuters Unaware Of Upcoming Bridge Work

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.


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Clayco To Move HQ, Jobs To Chicago

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.


Skyway Toll Bridge

Skyway Ramp Damaged, Entrance To Dan Ryan Closed

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.


Wacker Drive Project

Wacker Drive Rebuild Due To Finish In December

There’s good news for downtown Chicago drivers: The lengthy Wacker Drive reconstruction project is almost finished.



Lake Shore Drive Resurfacing Ahead Of Schedule

The resurfacing project on the north end of Lake Shore Drive is ahead of schedule, thanks to warm and dry weather.


Ed Gardner with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

South Side Businessman Vows To Keep Up Minority Contract Fight

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.



City Plans O’Hare Road Construction

The city is beginning roadwork for the main entrance to O’Hare International Airport.


Hurricane Isaac

Isaac Cleanup Provides Jobs For Chicago Residents

Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Circle Interchange

Public Gets Glimpse Of Changes For Circle Interchange

The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.



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.


(John Moore/ Getty Images)

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