Intersection

Pedestrians walk diagonally across the intersection of State Street and Jackson Boulevard, where a so-called "pedestrian scramble" or "Barnes Dance" allows them to legally cross diagonally. The concept also allows cars to turn without having to wait for pedestrians to cross when cars have a green light. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Intersection Gets ‘Barnes Dance’ In Effort To Reduce Congestion

A busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.

CBS 2–05/31/2013

Wacker Drive Work

New Concrete Poured For Wacker Drive

More than 100 concrete trucks will form a caravan to the intersection of Randolph Street and Wacker Drive to rebuild the pavement today.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Wacker Drive Project

Concrete To Be Poured For New Wacker Drive

The city is advising drivers to stay away from Wacker Drive and Lake Street tomorrow, as more than 1,100 cubic yards of concrete are hauled in to rebuild the roadway.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

Intersection of Lake and Ridgeland in Oak Park

3 Women Attacked, Choked On Oak Park Street

Police in west suburban Oak Brook were looking for a man who has attacked three women on the street in the past week.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011