Interstate 294

A new interchange in the south suburbs links I-57 and I-294 for the first time. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Interchange Linking I-57 And I-294 To Open Soon

Two Chicago area interstates that have crossed paths for years, but never before connected to each other, should finally link up at the end of the month when a new interchange opens in the south suburbs.

10/21/2014

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I-80 Ramp Closed After Truck Carrying 37,000 Pounds Of Batteries Overturns

A semi carrying more than 30,000 pounds of batteries rolled over on a ramp off southbound Interstate 294 in south suburban Thornton.

01/30/2014

Ambulance

Semi Overturned, 1 Hurt In Crash On I-294 In Alsip

One person suffered minor injuries and three lanes were closed for nearly 30 minutes during the morning rush Friday after three semi trucks were involved in a crash on the Tristate Tollway in south suburban Alsip.

01/17/2014

Illinois State Trooper Killed In Tri-State Tollway Crash

State Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash On Tri-State Tollway

The trooper’s squad car was rear-ended by a semi-trailer truck around 11 p.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 near Willow Road.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Man Charged With DUI After Rear-Ending Ambulance

A motorist was charged with driving under the influence after rear-ending an ambulance on a ramp from the Kennedy Expressway to the northbound Tri-State Tollway Friday night.

04/07/2012