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Artistic rendering of the track-level view of an elevated bypass project along the Red, Brown and Purple Lines north of the Belmont station in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview “L” 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.

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Woman Killed After Car Flies Off Overpass In Palatine

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.

01/07/2014

A semi-trailer truck driving on Interstate 80 in Joliet hit the Center Street overpass after leaving the road early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News)

Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 Overpass

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.

11/14/2013

Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed Safe

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.

09/04/2013

Underneath the Lake Shore Drive overpass at Grand Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Expert Highlights Danger From Crumbling Lake Shore Drive Bridge

A blunt warning tonight to the City of Chicago: Replace the crumbling bridges.

05/08/2013

City workers chip away loose concrete from the Lake Shore Drive overpass above Grand Avenue, a day after a chunk of concrete hit a passing car. (Credit: CBS)

City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On Car

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.

CBS 2–05/02/2013

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Several Cars Damaged By Rocks Tossed From Stevenson Overpass

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.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

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Police: Driver Was Drunk When She Knocked Pedestrian Off Overpass

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.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

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Car Goes Off Overpass, Ends Up On Roof On I-55

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.

11/20/2011

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Worker Hit By Freight Train In Joliet

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 […]

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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Man On Scooter Falls To Death From Lake Shore Drive Overpass

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.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

A Toyota Camry drove off of 1-94 and crashed onto a road below in Portage, Ind., on Sept. 28, 2011. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Car Flies Off I-94 In Portage, Crashes Onto Road Below

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.

09/28/2011

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Police Search For Gamer Who Hung Geocache From Railroad Overpass

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.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

Interstate 57 near 175th Street. (CBS)

Cars Damaged By Falling Concrete On I-57

Several vehicles were damaged Friday when concrete fell from the Cicero overpass above Interstate 57 near Oak Forest.

05/27/2011

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Worker Hurt When Crane Tips On I-57 Bridge

A crane tipped on its side on an overpass over Interstate 57 Monday morning, leaving a construction worker injured.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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Car Crashes Onto Kennedy From Overpass

A vehicle crashed down from an overpass onto the Kennedy Expressway early Monday, after an accident that left one person with minor injuries.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011