Eisenhower Expressway

Congress Parkway Bridge

Congress Parkway Bridge Finally Reopens

The work is done at last. Congress Parkway fully reopened Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Visible chunks of the concrete facade are missing from the Independence Boulevard overpass over the Eisenhower Expressway, after two cars were damaged by falling concrete on May 14, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cars Damaged By Falling Concrete On Eisenhower

Two cars were damaged by falling concrete on the Eisenhower Expressway on Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Two Rescued From Car Fire Following Ike Crash

Two people were rescued from a car that caught fire after it went through a fence and struck a tree on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Sunday morning.

03/25/2012

Diana Paz, left, with her sister Maria Paz. (Family Photo)

Family Of Woman Who Walked Onto Eisenhower Sues State Police

A lawsuit is being filed Thursday against Illinois State Police and the Village of Westchester for the handling of a woman’s drunken driving arrest last September.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Butt Cancer Billboard

Billboard Along Eisenhower Links Hot Dogs To ‘Butt Cancer’

If you’re driving down the Eisenhower Expressway on the city’s West Side, you might do a double take as you pass a new billboard featuring a dire warning about “butt cancer.”

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Ambulance

Two Seriously Injured While Street Racing On Eisenhower

Two people were seriously injured after being ejected from a car that was street racing on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Berkeley Saturday night.

02/26/2012

Eisenhower Expressway  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Four Hurt In Eisenhower Wreck

Four people were injured — two critically — in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Eisenhower Expressway on the West Side.

02/18/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, of Chicago, is charged with one count each of aggravated DUI involving death and aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm in a crash that killed a person who was sitting in an Illinois State Police car on the Eisenhower Expressway. A state trooper was also hurt in the crash.

$1M Bond In DUI Crash That Killed Passenger, Hurt Trooper

A Chicago man charged with DUI after allegedly crashing into a parked State Police car, killing a civilian keeping warm inside after a crash, was ordered held on $1 million Sunday in DuPage County.

02/12/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, faces one count of aggravated DUI involving death and one count of aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm for a crash that killed another motorist and injured an Illinois State Police trooper. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Charged For Crash That Killed A Man, Injured State Trooper

Officials filed charges against a motorist accused of killing a man and hurting an Illinois State Police trooper Saturday in a wreck on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Addison.

02/11/2012

Ambulance

1 Dead In Crash On Eisenhower Expressway

A man died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning just off the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) after driving across all lanes of traffic and hitting a concrete wall.

02/05/2012

Eisenhower Extension Crash

Car Goes Off Road, Ties Up Eisenhower Extension

A car went off the road on a ramp from the inbound Eisenhower extension early Tuesday, causing backups as the morning rush began.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Diana Paz, left, with her sister Maria Paz. (Family Photo)

Family: Woman Killed On Eisenhower Shouldn’t Have Been Left Alone

The family of a woman killed on the Eisenhower Expressway shortly after her release on drunken driving charges says she should never have been left alone.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Eisenhower Expressway Crash

SUV Flips Over On Eisenhower, Causes Major Traffic Backup

A sport-utility vehicle flipped over on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway early Friday, prompting authorities to shut down lanes and causing a traffic jam.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Snowy Morning Crash

Slick, Snowy Roads Blamed For Deadly Crash, Many Spinouts

The first measurable snowfall of the year might not have seemed like a big deal by Chicago winter standards, but it is being blamed for at least one deadly accident during the morning commute.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Eisenhower Expressway Crash

Van Slams Into Tree, Closes Eisenhower Off-Ramp Near UIC

The Racine Avenue off-ramp on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway was blocked early Thursday, after a delivery van driver slammed into a tree.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Eisenhower Expressway Shooting, Chase

Police Catch Shooting Suspects After Chase On Eisenhower

A shooting on the city’s West Side led to a high-speed chase on the Eisenhower Expressway overnight, before police finally caught three suspects miles to the west.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Silhouette Of Mother And Baby. (AP Graphic)

Flat Tire Doesn’t Upset Couple About To Have A Baby

This is the story about a couple who remained cool, calm and collected overnight when they got a flat tire on the way to the hospital to have a baby.

WBBM Newsradio–11/22/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Man Killed, 3 Injured In Eisenhower Crash

A South Side man was killed when he drove a car into a wall on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday, State Police said.

11/13/2011

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

School Bus Accident On Eisenhower Results In Minor Injuries

A school bus was rear ended on the Eisenhower Expy. on Friday morning, injuring several children on the bus.

11/11/2011

Maywood Fire

Fire Sweeps Through House In Maywood

A raging fire broke out Wednesday morning at a house in west suburban Maywood.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

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