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Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kennedy Reversible Lanes To Close For Bridge Work

CHICAGO (STMW) – The reversible lanes on the Kennedy Expressway will be closed from Friday night through Monday morning as part of the Ohio Street Bridge project. The reversible lanes will close at 10 p.m. […]

07/16/2014

A FedEx semi-tractor trailer truck struck and killed a 25-year-old woman who was running across the Kennedy Expressway. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Killed By FedEx Semi On Kennedy Expressway

About 11:35 p.m., a woman ran out onto the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) at Addison Street and was struck by a FedEx truck.

07/03/2014

Construction on the Kennedy Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

All Lanes Reopen On Kennedy Expressway

Lanes on the Kennedy Expressway are opening up again as work is ahead of schedule for the second weekend of construction.

06/21/2014

Progress after the first phase of demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge over the Kennedy Expressway. The 55-year-old bridge is being torn down and replaced with two new bridges. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

IDOT To Wrap Up Kennedy Expressway Bridge Project This Weekend

For the second weekend in a row, motorists were being advised to avoid the Kennedy Expressway near downtown, as crews complete demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge.

06/20/2014

The Ohio/Ontario feeder ramp to the Kennedy Expressway is being torn down, because it is structurally deficient. (Credit: Bart Shore/CBS)

Kennedy Expressway Project To Create Traffic Nightmare This Weekend

Call it carmageddon, or whatever you want, but one thing is certain: the Kennedy Expressway will be a nightmare for motorists driving near to and from downtown this weekend.

06/13/2014

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Weekend Traffic Nightmare Coming For Kennedy Drivers

If you drive on the Kennedy, you’d be well-advised to avoid the downtown stretch of the expressway the next few weekends, as the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps will be taken out of commission for a major construction project.

06/10/2014

Manuel Guerrero-Lopez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With DUI After Fatally Striking Panhandler

Manuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.

06/04/2014

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kennedy Construction Nightmare Set To Begin

The first detour, starting in two weeks, will take inbound Kennedy traffic off at Ohio across a two-lane, 15 mph road and back onto the expressway. Simply put, it’ll be a wide-reaching jam-up during three weekends in June. CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports.

05/30/2014

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash on the inbound Kennedy Expressway Thursday night. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

The motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.

05/30/2014

A semi-trailer truck caught fire after crashing on the Kennedy Expressway near Division Street. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Crashes On Inbound Kennedy, Catches Fire

All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.

05/28/2014

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Woman Killed In Kennedy Expressway Crash

Alcohol likely played a role in a fatal crash Friday night on the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) on the Northwest Side, police said.

05/24/2014

Crews tow a semi that was struck by the minivan of a wrong-way driver early Tuesday on the Kennedy Expressway. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Charged With DUI In Wrong-Way Kennedy Crash With Semi

The man drove south onto the northbound exit at North Avenue about 12:30 a.m. and went about 25 yards before the minivan crashed head-on into a semi.

05/20/2014

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Woman Struck By Truck On Kennedy Off-Ramp

The incident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. at the Randolph Street exit off the Kennedy Expressway.

05/12/2014

File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Noble Square

A truck driver who had just been involved in a minor crash with a minivan was standing outside his own truck to take pictures of the damage caused by the crash when he was run over by another truck

04/24/2014

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Plan To Add Lanes To Kennedy Expressway Motoring Ahead

Adding two extra lanes to the westernmost stretch of the Kennedy Expressway doesn’t bother Demetrios Agalianos. But a wall just feet from his Northwest Side home — meant to lessen noise from the busy expressway — isn’t sounding as sweet

02/14/2014

An SUV crashed into the back of an Illinois Department of Transportation Truck that was stopped on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Long Grove Man Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt IDOT Worker

Kollin Fairbanks, 22, of Long Grove, is charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with the crash on the southbound shoulder of the Kennedy Expressway near Addison Street.

02/06/2014

An SUV crashed into the back of an Illinois Department of Transportation Truck that was stopped on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

SUV Crashes Into IDOT Truck On Kennedy Expressway

The IDOT worker was getting into the truck about 11 p.m. after helping a motorist fix a flat tire on the southbound shoulder of the Kennedy near Addison Street when a 22-year-old man driving an SUV slammed into the back of the truck.

02/03/2014

One person was hospitalized early Tuesday after, while driving on icy road conditions, their vehicle spun out and hit the wall about 1:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Division Street, police said. (Credit: NVP News Video)

One Hurt In Spin-Out Crash On Kennedy Expressway

The crash was likely caused by the motorist driving too fast on icy road conditions, state police said.

01/07/2014

Chicago police search a pickup truck for evidence, after someone in another vehicle shot at the truck while both were driving on the Kennedy Expressway. (Credit: NVP Video)

Chicago Police Witness Shooting On Kennedy Expressway

Officers observed a white car traveling on the Kennedy Expressway near the outbound Ontario ramp shoot at a white truck about 3:45 a.m.

10/16/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Overhaul Set To Begin

To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.

07/17/2013

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