Lane Closures

Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Grand Avenue Closures For Navy Pier Flyover Pushed Back At Least A Week

Downtown motorists will be able to navigate traffic near Navy Pier normally for a few more days—closures to pave the way for steel beams to support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover won’t begin until next week.

07/15/2015

Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

More Lane Closures Planned For Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover Project

Downtown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks — this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover.

07/14/2015

(John Moore/ Getty Images)

Washington Street Lane Closures Begin Wednesday In The Loop

Beginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.

04/21/2015

Artist's rendering looking west on Washington Street, after the Loop Link bus rapid transit project is complete. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The Loop

City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.

03/16/2015

Jane Byrne Interchange. (Credit: CBS)

More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps Up

All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.

03/13/2015

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

Road Work Ahead

I-55 Work To Require Lane Closures On Saturday

Two lanes of southbound I-55 in the southwest suburbs will be closed to traffic on Saturday to accommodate pavement repair work.

07/12/2013

Dan Ryan Expressway

Lane Closures This Weekend On Dan Ryan Expressway

South Siders lucky enough to attend Saturday night’s Blackhawks game could find themselves locked in traffic on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway if they wait too long to head home, the Sun-Times reports.

06/15/2013

Congress Parkway Bridge

New Lane Configuration For Congress Parkway Project

Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.

09/19/2011

Construction, generic sized image

Lane Closures Expected On I-88 Monday

Lanes are expected to be closed in several locations on Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway during the day Monday, according to the Illinois Tollway Authority.

07/24/2011