Eisenhower Expressway

Congress Parkway Bridge

Congress Parkway Bridge Project Taking Longer Than Planned

Motorists on the Eisenhower Expressway and elsewhere are not imagining it – Illinois Department of Transportation officials agree that rebuilding the Congress Parkway Bridge is taking a lot longer than originally expected.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Van With Eight Occupants Carjacked, Three Held

The owner of a tricked out conversion van was carjacked on the West Side early Saturday, but the three suspects didn’t get far because he was able to remotely turn off its ignition.


Eisenhower Fatal Crash

Driver Killed In Eisenhower Rollover Crash

A driver was killed in a crash early Friday on the Eisenhower Expressway, near the border between Chicago and Oak Park.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Suit: Child Shocked By Loose Wires Near Blue Line

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday by a mother claiming her daughter was shocked by loose wires while walking home from school on a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Eisenhower Expressway and the Blue Line.


Eisenhower Crash

Crash Briefly Shuts Down Outbound Eisenhower Expressway

A four-vehicle crash shut down all the driving lanes on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood early this morning.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting Near Eisenhower Expressway

One man is dead and another is injured, following a drive-by shooting overnight on the city’s West Side, on the surface streets right above the Eisenhower Expressway.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011


Man Fatally Struck While Trying To Cross Eisenhower Expy.

A homeless man was fatally struck by an SUV Friday night while trying to walk across the Eisenhower Expressway on the West Side apparently to get to the car he was living in, state police said.


Ike The Pit Bull

Dog Rescued Last Year Now A Facebook Favorite

A year ago, no one thought a dog named Ike would survive after being rescued on his namesake expressway.

WBBM Newsradio–04/21/2011

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Motorist Shot On Eisenhower Expressway

A motorist was shot on the Eisenhower Expressway early Saturday, according to state police.


Eisenhower Expressway Accident

5-Car Crash Snags Eisenhower Expressway

A five-car crash on the Eisenhower Expressway tied up traffic for miles this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Eisenhower Accident

Cicero Woman Charged In Crash On CTA Tracks

A west suburban woman had a blood alcohol level of .188 when she crashed a Jeep into a median early Friday, sending the vehicle flying over freight tracks onto the CTA Blue Line tracks in west suburban Oak Park.


Eisenhower Accident

Car Flips Onto CTA Blue Line Tracks

Parts of the CTA Blue Line were shut down early Friday, after a car flipped off an overpass onto the tracks.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Car Lodged Under Semi On Eisenhower

A motorist whose car became lodged beneath a semi truck and was dragged for 200 feet down the Eisenhower Expressway early Monday morning has been charged with driving under the influence.


Eisenhower Crash

SUV Flips Over, Ties Up Eisenhower

A lane was blocked on the Eisenhower Expressway as the morning rush began, after a sport-utility vehicle flipped over near Mannheim Road.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Water Main Break

West Side Water Main Break Floods Part Of Ike

A water main break early this morning turned the berm on the side of the Eisenhower Expressway into a waterfall on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

Eisenhower Fatal Accident

1 Killed In Eisenhower Crash

A young woman was killed early this morning on the Eisenhower Expressway.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

The new Rush Hospital buidling on the West Side will be finished next year. (Credit: Rush University Medical Center)

New Rush Hospital Building Design Draws Notice

The new hospital being built along the side of the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side still is a year away from completion, but it’s been the source of curiosity for months.


Eisenhower Expressway  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Two Arrested For Robbery After Chase On Eisenhower

A man and a woman are in custody following an armed robbery and police chase that closed down all lanes of the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.


File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

State Police Increase Enforcement In Cook County

DES PLAINES, Ill. (STMW) – State Police announced Saturday that troopers will be conducting special enforcement patrols in the Chicago area. The special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEF) will take place on unidentified dates on the […]


Christopher Henry (Photo From Chicago Police)

Officer Wounded On Eisenhower Was Friendly Fire

2 people have been charged with trying to run over police officers with a vehicle, then leading police on a chase that ended with an officer shot Sunday night.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2010