O’Hare expansion

(Photo: O'Hare Airport Guide) credit: Pilar Clark

Moody’s Lowers Bond Rating For O’Hare Expansion Borrowing

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration on Friday took its second hit in one week from a Wall Street rating agency when Moody’s Investors Service dropped the bond rating on billions of dollars in O’Hare Airport bonds about to go to market.


St. Johannes Cemetery

Grave Relocation At Cemetery Near O’Hare Creates Confusion

Some families are complaining about the way the city is removing bodies from a suburban cemetery to pave the way for the further expansion of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Deal Reached Between Airlines, City At O’Hare

A partial agreement has been reached in the long-running dispute between the City of Chicago and two major airlines over the O’Hare expansion project.


O'Hare International Airport

Durbin, Kirk Hope For Agreement On O’Hare Expansion

A delay in the lawsuit involving the O’Hare Modernization Program is being hailed by the two U.S. senators from Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Daley Meets With Airlines, But No Deal Yet On O’Hare Expansion

Mayor Richard M. Daley was in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, meeting with executives from American and United airlines to discuss plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Mayor Richard Daley. (CBS)

Daley, Airline CEOs To Meet In Washington

Former U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood, who now serves as President Barack Obama’s transportation secretary, is stepping in to mediate the ongoing feud between Mayor Richard M. Daley and two major airlines.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Mayor Richard Daley. (CBS)

Daley Wonders If Airlines Stalling O’Hare Talks

Mayor Richard M. Daley questioned whether two major airlines at O’Hare International Airport are trying to stall on plans to expand O’Hare until after the upcoming mayoral election.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

City Delays Bonds For O’Hare Expansion

A lawsuit by the airlines is clipping the wings of the city’s plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

St. Johannes Cemetery

O’Hare Expansion To Proceed After Court Decision

An Illinois Supreme Court decision clears the way for the City of Chicago to move ahead with the controversial O’Hare expansion project.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

United, American May Sue Over O’Hare Expansion

Two major airlines are threatening to sue over the next proposed phase of the expansion of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Mark Kirk and Rosemarie Andolino discuss O'Hare expansion. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Kirk Backs O’Hare Expansion Plan

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk threw his support behind the plan to expand O’Hare International Airport on Friday, as Mayor Richard M. Daley called for completing the massive project despite concerns about bond ratings at O’Hare.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Report: O’Hare Expansion Bonds Downgraded

A published report indicates that the O’Hare expansion project might be hurting the city’s financial standing.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: United Balking At O’Hare Expansion Pace

As Mayor Richard M. Daley winds down his time in office, one of his pet projects is running into headwinds.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010