Falling concrete

A damaged parking garage wall after a crash in the 500 block of North State Street (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Concrete Falls On Sidewalk After Parking Garage Crash

A crash in an elevated parking garage in River North Sunday night caused pieces of concrete to fall to the sidewalk below and strike a pedestrian.


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)

Concrete Falls From Eisenhower Overpass, Strikes Vehicle

Loose concrete fell off an overpass and struck a vehicle westbound on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Tuesday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.


Two workers were injured in a construction collapse at a Vernon Hills shopping mall. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Worker Dies From Injuries In Construction Collapse At Vernon Hills Mall

One of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.


Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed Safe

Crews removed any remaining loose concrete, and checked to make sure the overpass was safe before reopening the roadways that run under the bridge on Tuesday.


City workers chip away loose concrete from the Lake Shore Drive overpass above Grand Avenue, a day after a chunk of concrete hit a passing car. (Credit: CBS)

City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On Car

Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.

CBS 2–05/02/2013

An 8 1/2-inch piece of concrete that fell onto the hood of Bill Cantrell's car as he was driving on Grand Avenue, under the Lake Shore Drive overpass. (Credit: William Jackson)

Falling Concrete Smashes Car’s Hood In Streeterville

A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.

CBS 2–05/01/2013

Tom Driscoll says this was the result when a chunk of concrete fell onto his car on lower Lake Shore Driver near Navy Pier. (CBS)

Concrete Chunk Hits Car Near Navy Pier, Motorist Says

A motorist says a huge chunk of concrete crashed onto his vehicle while he was driving near Chicago’s lakefront. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Road Closed

Concrete Falls Down Onto Kennedy Expressway

Parts of the Kennedy Expressway were closed overnight, after a chunk of concrete came crashing down onto the roadway.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Interstate 57 near 175th Street. (CBS)

Cars Damaged By Falling Concrete On I-57

Several vehicles were damaged Friday when concrete fell from the Cicero overpass above Interstate 57 near Oak Forest.