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.
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.
Late night CTA riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction on the Blue and Red lines will cause minor delays.
Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.
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.
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.
Overnight maintenance work is expected to cause delays this week on the Red and Blue lines. Passengers should allow extra travel time.
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.
A “major” project to replace 22 bridges along the Union Pacific North Line and rebuild the Ravenswood project will begin in the next two weeks, according to Metra.
Construction will begin in October on an expansion at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, after state officials approved it this week.
The bulldozers and jackhammers will keep moving on Illinois roadways, thanks to an eleventh-hour agreement that averted a shutdown.
Construction projects are in jeopardy and tens of thousands of jobs hang in the balance because state lawmakers failed to approve funding on capital projects, Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday.
Good news for motorists — a major West Loop intersection is reopening Friday to traffic for the first time since early January.
Residents of a North Side condominium complex may try to derail the latest plan to rebuild a portion of Metra’s Union Pacific North line.
Late night Red Line riders should allow extra travel time this week, as Downtown and Near North Side construction is expected to cause delays.
Illinois plans to repair more than 3,200 miles of road and replace or fix 611 bridges over the next six years as part of the latest update to the state road program
A new season of re-construction begins Saturday on the rail line between Chicago and St. Louis that Amtrak is transforming into a 110-mile-an-hour corridor.
A much-needed revamp of Upper Wacker Drive is making things tough for businesses within the barricaded construction zone.
Late night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as overnight construction is expected to cause minor delays.
After what might be called a very long commercial break, construction has resumed at the planned new home of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.