Construction will prompt a string of overnight closures on the Eisenhower and Dan Ryan expressways from Saturday night until early Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A wrong-way crash on the Eisenhower Expressway has left at least one person dead and several others hurt.
A man was shot while driving through the West Side on the Eisenhower Expressway late Friday.
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.
A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.
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.
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.
Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.
A woman gave birth to a baby girl early Wednesday in a van just off the Eisenhower expressway.
Kenneth Spruiell has been charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking, aggravated driving under the influence and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon
Parts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.
A car crash – then a foot chase on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning just east of First Avenue.
A North Side man was fatally struck by a car Saturday evening after running onto the Eisenhower Expressway in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood.