Scientists Create Road That Melts Ice And Snow By ItselfAccording to the scientists, adding paraffin wax to the concrete mix makes the road surface capable of melting the wintry mix much faster than normal roads.
Indiana Toll Road Reopens After Mutliple Crashes In GaryIcy road conditions closed the Indiana Toll Road and caused multiple crashes Thursday morning in Gary.
Rail Officials Warn Drivers To Use Extra Caution In WinterUnion Pacific said drivers need to be even more careful when road conditions are snowy and slick, because it takes a 100-car train going 60 miles an hour up to a mile and a half to come to a complete stop, so by the time a train engineer spots your car on the tracks with the train bearing down, it's too late.
Damage From Potholes, Icy Roads A Boon For Car Repair ShopsIcy conditions Friday night and the explosion in the number of potholes throughout the weekend have made for some pretty busy auto repair places.
I-65 Reopened; 'Extreme Caution' Urged For DriversThe Indiana Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 65 between U.S. 30 in Merrillville and Lafayette, but is urging “extreme caution” when traveling on that road and others in northern Indiana
Deep Freeze Continues; So Do Icy Road Conditions, Travel DelaysFrigid conditions in the Chicago area continued to create problems for drivers, commuters, and air travelers, leaving passengers stuck at the airport, and even stranded on Amtrak trains headed to Chicago.
One Hurt In Spin-Out Crash On Kennedy ExpresswayThe crash was likely caused by the motorist driving too fast on icy road conditions, state police said.
Snow, Icy Roads Cause Multiple CrashesA coating of light snow made the roads a mess early Monday morning.
Icy Roads Blamed For Serious Crashes Across AreaTreacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.
Icy Roads Blamed For Rash Of Accidents, SpinoutsWintry conditions have returned in Chicago, and an icy glaze on many area roadways has caused several traffic accidents and spinouts.
Icy Roads Blamed For Far South Side CrashPolice say icy roads were the cause of a four-car crash that sent six people to the hospital on the city’s Far South Side.