South Side Alderman Calls Underpass Order A "Double-Standard"The City Council Finance Committee has voted to order the city to close an underpass overnight, close to where a woman was recently killed. But one Alderman is suggesting a double-standard.
25th Avenue Overpass In Bellwood CompletedThe 25th Avenue overpass, which aims to reduce congestion, opened on Thursday in west suburban Bellwood.
Overpass On Irving Park Closed After Truckers Ignore Detour, Crash Into BridgeA 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.
Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview "L" OverpassAld. 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.
Woman Killed After Car Flies Off Overpass In PalatineThe 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.
Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 OverpassThe 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.
Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed SafeCrews 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.
Expert Highlights Danger From Crumbling Lake Shore Drive BridgeA blunt warning tonight to the City of Chicago: Replace the crumbling bridges.
City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On CarLess 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.
Several Cars Damaged By Rocks Tossed From Stevenson OverpassSix vehicles were damaged late Saturday night when someone threw rocks at cars on the Stevenson Expressway from a railroad overpass on the Southwest Side.
Police: Driver Was Drunk When She Knocked Pedestrian Off OverpassA 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.
Car Goes Off Overpass, Ends Up On Roof On I-55A 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.