Dan Ryan Expressway

A semi truck hauling powdered milk jackknifed on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, blocking the ramp to 47th Street early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Hauling Powdered Milk Jackknifes On Dan Ryan

A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning, blocking the ramp to 47th Street for about an hour during the morning commute.

06/25/2015

Three people drove themselves to the hospital after someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Dan Ryan Attack Latest In Major Uptick In Expressway Shootings

Three people suffered minor injuries early Friday, when someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway, the 19th shooting so far this year on Chicago area expressways, matching last year’s total for the entire year.

06/12/2015

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Shootings Since Thursday Afternoon

Three men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Thursday afternoon and early Friday, police said.

06/12/2015

Three people drove themselves to the hospital after someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Leaves Three Wounded

Illinois State Police shut down the outbound lanes of the expressway for more than three hours after someone drove up next to another vehicle, and fired several shots near 57th Street around 1:10 a.m.

06/12/2015

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Construction Prompts Overnight Closures On Eisenhower, Dan Ryan

Construction will prompt a string of overnight closures on the Eisenhower and Dan Ryan expressways from Saturday night until early Tuesday.

04/11/2015

Illinois State police investigate after a semi-tractor trailer truck was shot several times while headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Roosevelt Road. The truck driver pulled over on the Kennedy Expressway near Madison Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy Expressway

Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.

03/17/2015

Jane Byrne Interchange. (Credit: CBS)

More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps Up

All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.

03/13/2015

The Jane Byrne Interchange (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Byrne Interchange Overhaul To Create New Headaches For Drivers

Motorists who drive along the Jane Byrne Interchange might want to find a new way to get where they’re going starting next week, thanks to a project that will increase traffic for more than a year.

03/05/2015

The Jane Byrne Interchange (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Major Work On 16-Month Jane Byrne Interchange Project To Start March 7

Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange — now one of the nation’s worst bottlenecks — will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge.

02/24/2015

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Man Shot On Dan Ryan Expressway

About 9:30 p.m., a man was driving north on I-94 when he was shot by someone else near 75th Street, Illinois State Police said, citing preliminary information.

02/20/2015

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Truck Leaking Fuel Closes Inbound Lanes Of Dan Ryan Expressway

Two lanes of the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway are closed due to a truck leaking fuel near 87th Street.

12/31/2014

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Two Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway

Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.

11/24/2014

Arley Romero (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Woman’s Hand Amputated In Dan Ryan Crash

Arley Romero was driving too fast when he caused a rollover crash on the southbound Dan Ryan late Friday night, prosecutors said Sunday in Cook County bond court.

11/17/2014

Chicago police and Illinois State Police were investigating, after an unmarked Chicago police squad car was damaged on the Dan Ryan Expressway, possibly by debris or a bullet. (Credit: Roseanne Tellez/CBS)

State Police Investigate Damage To CPD Squad Car On Dan Ryan

State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said the unmarked squad car was damaged by some type of debris as the car was near the 63rd Street exit, though it was “unclear if the debris was metal, a bullet, a rock, etc.”

10/27/2014

A car with at least three bullet holes on the driver's side could be seen parked near 75th and Eggleston late Friday on the South Side. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

Male Shot On Dan Ryan Expressway Friday Night

A male was shot while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway Friday night, according to police.

10/25/2014

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14 Injured In Dan Ryan Crash Involving School Bus

Six children and eight adults suffered minor injuries Monday morning, after a school bus and three other vehicles collided on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the Far South Side.

10/20/2014

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One Killed In Dan Ryan Crash

The crash happened at 7:05 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 87th Street exit on Interstate 94, an Illinois State Police spokesman said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

09/08/2014

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Two Hurt In Dan Ryan Hit-And-Run Crash

The two-car crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-90/94 at 26th Street about 6:30 a.m.

08/12/2014

Firefighters work to clean up an acid spill from a tanker truck near 35th and Wentworth, just down the street from U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Hundreds Of Gallons Of Acid Leaked From Truck Near U.S. Cellular Field

Fire Department crews were sent to 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue around 12:30 p.m., after a tanker truck carrying 3,500 gallons of muriatic acid began leaking its contents.

08/06/2014

A tanker truck flipped on top of a car on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway near 47th Street on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

3 Hurt When Truck Flips On Top Of Car On Dan Ryan

Three people were hospitalized, and traffic on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway was backed up to 95th Street, after a tanker truck flipped on its side on top of a car near 47th Street.

08/01/2014

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