Detour

The trailer on this semi-truck buckled after hit hit the low bridge over Irving Park Road, east of York Road, in Bensenville on Monday. (Credit: Twitter/@KevinB1981)

Overpass On Irving Park Closed After Truckers Ignore Detour, Crash Into Bridge

A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.

03/24/2015

State officials have closed a half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road, after trucks ignored low bridge warnings, and hit a railroad overpass near York Road. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Part Of Irving Park Road Closed After Trucks Hit Low Bridge Near O’Hare

The Illinois Department of Transportation had set up a detour for trucks on Irving Park Road at York Road in Bensenville, warning them of a low bridge at the new railroad flyover, which opened Sunday. Several truckers ignored the detour signs, and tried to get under the bridge anyway, but hit it instead.

03/24/2015

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Expect Slow Spots, Inconveniences On The ‘L’ System

Some commuters returning to work Tuesday after a four-day holiday weekend could see minor inconveniences on the CTA ‘L’ system.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2011