Kennedy Expressway Ranked Worst Bottleneck In U.S.Anyone who has used the Kennedy Expressway at rush hour knows how bad the traffic can be, so it should come as no big surprise that it has been ranked as the worst bottleneck in the country.
Two Critically Injured In Wrong-Way Driver Accident On Dan Ryan Two people have been critically injured in a head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver on the Dan Ryan Expressway Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Lane, Ramp Reductions Scheduled On Eisenhower Starting FridayA new traffic configuration on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway west of the Kennedy Expressway will start Friday as part of a project to reconstruct the Jane Byrne Interchange.
Dan Ryan Lanes Reopen After Semi JackknifesThe semi jackknifed on inbound I-94 near 63rd Street about 3:15 a.m., according to Illinois State Police. The driver suffered “minor injuries” but was not taken to a hospital.
16 Shot In Chicago Since Friday NightMost recently, a man was shot while riding in a vehicle in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. The 24-year-old was a passenger in the front seat of a vehicle traveling eastbound in the 2100 block of West Cullerton about 3:25 a.m. when another male walked up and shot him, police said.
Shooting On Dan Ryan Is 27th On Expressways This YearThe Dan Ryan expressway is now back open after Illinois state police closed part of the expressway when someone shot at a tow truck.
Weekend Closures For Byrne Interchange Work To Begin Aug. 21IDOT warns motorists to expect delays when driving through the interchange during the weekends of Aug 21-23, Aug 28-30, Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 16-18.
Semi Hauling Powdered Milk Jackknifes On Dan RyanA 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.
Dan Ryan Attack Latest In Major Uptick In Expressway ShootingsThree 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.
3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Shootings Since Thursday AfternoonThree men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Thursday afternoon and early Friday, police said.
Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Leaves Three WoundedIllinois 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.
Construction Prompts Overnight Closures On Eisenhower, Dan RyanConstruction will prompt a string of overnight closures on the Eisenhower and Dan Ryan expressways from Saturday night until early Tuesday.