A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.
Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said he’s not yet ready to embrace the CTA’s plans to build elevated bypass tracks that would eliminate a traffic bottleneck for three of its rail lines – the Red, Brown, and Purple – and speed up rush hour trains on the North Side.
The woman was driving about 9:30 p.m. southbound on Illinois Route 53–which travels above U.S. Route 14–when the car went beyond an overpass barrier wall and landed on its roof on Rt. 14.
The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.
Crews removed any remaining loose concrete, and checked to make sure the overpass was safe before reopening the roadways that run under the bridge on Tuesday.
A blunt warning tonight to the City of Chicago: Replace the crumbling bridges.
Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.
Six vehicles were damaged late Saturday night when someone threw rocks at cars on the Stevenson Expressway from a railroad overpass on the Southwest Side.
A south suburban woman is facing drunken driving charges, after police say she slammed into a pedestrian so hard that the victim as knocked off an overpass.
A 20-year-old woman and her baby are expected to survive after the car they were in went off a bridge Saturday night on Route 83 and onto the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway.
JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A construction worker is seriously hurt after a close encounter with a freight train early Thursday morning. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, the worker was in a high-lift cherry-picker 80 […]
An Albany Park neighborhood man is dead, after losing control of his scooter and falling nearly 20 feet from an overpass on Lake Shore Drive.
A 25-year-old man who had been playing poker all night with friends and who was believed to have been intoxicated was seriously injured when his car went airborne and flipped over onto a road below I-94 in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.
The trendy game of Geocaching can have all the fun of an old-fashioned treasure hunt, but police in Wheaton are none too pleased at the spot some gamers picked to leave their “prize” earlier this week.
Several vehicles were damaged Friday when concrete fell from the Cicero overpass above Interstate 57 near Oak Forest.
A crane tipped on its side on an overpass over Interstate 57 Monday morning, leaving a construction worker injured.
A vehicle crashed down from an overpass onto the Kennedy Expressway early Monday, after an accident that left one person with minor injuries.