Eisenhower Expressway

A person fired shots at a Pace paratransit bus Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Window On Pace Paratransit Bus Shattered By BB Pellet

Three or four passengers were on the bus around 11 p.m. Wednesday, as it was headed east on the Eisenhower near the Independence Boulevard exit, when someone fired a BB pellet that shattered a window, according to Pace and Illinois State Police.

07/02/2015

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Killed In Pair Of Weekend Motorcycle Accidents

The summer season means more people out on motorcycles, but the pastime took a tragic turn this weekend, when four people on motorcycles were killed in two separate crashes.

06/29/2015

Traffic backs up on I-290 early Sunday after a fatal crash. | Network Video Productions

Two Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-290 In West Suburbs

Two people on a motorcycle were killed in a four-vehicle crash on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday in the western suburbs.

06/28/2015

A vehicle stranded in high water in Will County. | NVP News

Blue Line, Eisenhower Reopen After Heavy Storms, Flooding

CHICAGO (STMW) — The CTA Blue Line and half of the Eisenhower Expressway are both reopen after they were closed due to heavy storms Monday evening. Heavy rain flooded parts of the Eisenhower (I-290) and […]

06/16/2015

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Flooding Shuts Down Eisenhower Ramp To Dan Ryan

Flooding after a night of heavy rain has shut down the ramp from the eastbound Interstate 290 Eisenhower Expressway to the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) Sunday morning.

06/14/2015

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

Illinois state police investigate the scene of a shooting on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway. (CBS)

Shooting On Ike Closes Westbound Lanes, No One Injured

(CBS) — Illinois state police were on the scene of a reported shooting in the outbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway Monday evening. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on in the westbound lanes of […]

06/01/2015

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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

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

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Man Delivers Baby After Pulling Off Eisenhower Expressway

Maria Estrada went into labor Monday morning, and her husband, Javier Sanchez was driving her to the hospital when she told him she couldn’t wait. Sanhez pulled off the Eisenhower at the Austin exit, and their baby was born moments later.

03/02/2015

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Man Shot On Eisenhower Expressway Exit Ramp In Oak Park

A man who was a passenger in a vehicle was shot Friday evening while on an off-ramp of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) in west suburban Oak Park.

02/28/2015

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

A deadly crash on the Eisenhower shut down traffic early Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Man Charged With DUI For Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On Eisenhower

A wrong-way driver who caused a crash early Sunday on the Eisenhower Expressway that left one man dead and four other people injured is facing multiple DUI charges.

01/14/2015

A deadly crash on the Eisenhower shut down traffic early Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Eisenhower

A wrong-way crash on the Eisenhower Expressway has left at least one person dead and several others hurt.

01/11/2015

A man was shot Friday night while driving on the Eisenhower Expressway near Kostner on the West Side. | NVP News video

Man Shot On Eisenhower Expressway

A man was shot while driving through the West Side on the Eisenhower Expressway late Friday.

01/03/2015

(Left to right) Dequan Brown, 22, Devonte Merrill, 21, and William Irving, 21, are charged in connection with a robbery in East Garfield Park. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Three Charged In East Garfield Park Robbery

The men robbed a person Sunday at about 2:50 a.m. near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Western Avenue, according to police. Shortly after the robbery, all three entered a vehicle which drove away and went onto the Eisenhower Expressway.

12/29/2014

Four people were hurt in a rollover crash on I-290 in Bellwood early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Four Hurt In Rollover On Eisenhower In Bellwood

A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

12/10/2014

Protestors Briefly Block Traffic On Eisenhower Expressway, Lake Shore Drive

Protestors were blocking lanes of traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway near Kostner Avenue Saturday afternoon in the latest protest over recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York. All lanes are now back open.

12/06/2014

Wilbert Crosby's windshield was smashed after a 12-year-old boy apparently tossed a rock from an overpass along the Eisenhower Expressway on Sept. 4, 2011. Crosby pulled off the expressway, confronted the boy and took him to a nearby police station. (Photo courtesy Wilbert Crosby)

Four Vehicles Damaged By BB Or Pellet Guns Along Eisenhower Expressway

At least four vehicles driving on the Eisenhower Expressway have been damaged by shots from a BB gun or pellet gun in the past two days.

10/31/2014

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