Lower Wacker Drive

Ivan Sanchez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Speed Bumps Being Installed On Lower Wacker To Deter Drag Racers

Days after a man crashed his car and died during a drag race on Lower Wacker Drive, changes are being made to try to make it impossible.

07/21/2015

Ivan Sanchez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Man Charged In Fatal Crash Was Drag Racing With Friend

The crash happened between a BMW and a Jeep heading west on Lower Wacker Drive near Garvey Court about 4:20 a.m., police said. The BMW struck the Jeep, then a concrete barrier.

07/20/2015

Authorities investigate after a Lower Wacker Drive crash that injured a Chicago Police officer and two other people. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Among Two Hurt In Lower Wacker Crash

About 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.

02/13/2015

A Chicago ambulance (CBS)

4 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In Lower Wacker Drive Crash

The crash was reported about 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of South Lower Wacker Drive. All five were listed in serious-to-critical condition, according to fire media. One person needed to be extricated from a vehicle.

07/28/2014

The first two cars drive along Upper Wacker Drive after the north-south section of the street reopened to traffic on Nov. 30, 2012, after a 2 1/2-year reconstruction project. (Credit: CBS)

Wacker Drive Reopens To Traffic

After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Wacker Drive

Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And Adams

About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

(John Moore/ Getty Images)

Wacker Drive Headaches Returning

CHICAGO (STMW) – Work resumes Jan. 3 on the Upper and Lower Wacker Drive reconstruction. Upper Wacker Drive will be closed between Randolph and Washington, and Lower Wacker Drive will be open to local traffic […]

12/26/2010

Wacker Drive Outage

Fire In ComEd Vault Cuts Power To Offices, Bridge

The lights were out Friday morning for dozens of workers on the northwest edge of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010