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