A dump truck full of construction debris flipped over on a ramp between the Stevenson Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway early Monday, causing major backups.
It has been four months since Pace buses began roaring up and down the shoulders of Interstate 55, and the program is proving so successful that Pace is adding buses and extending one of the lines.
Treacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.
In one week, Pace buses will begin using the newly-widened shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway.
Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.
Fire Department crews had to pry the door off a car in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway, leaving traffic tied up for miles.
Traffic headaches should lessen Saturday afternoon as crews have re-opened the Dan Ryan Expressway near Cermak Road, 12 hours after a dump truck hit an overhead highway sign and left it ‘caved in and leaning’ over drivers.
Pace express buses will begin riding the shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway this fall, in an attempt to speed up schedules.