Public Works

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Several Unions Line Up Behind Emanuel

Primary opponent Willie Wilson, an African American, said minorities have not benefited from the mayor’s tenure. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


A snow plow in Elgin (CBS0

Elgin Plow Drivers Prepare For 39th ‘Snow Event’ Of The Season

Road crews in Elgin haven’t had a full weekend off since November. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.



Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Chicago

Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.


City Hall

Mayor: I’ll Work With Council, But Infrastructure Plan ‘Must Go Forward’

A day after delaying a City Council vote on his complicated plan to fund public works projects with private money, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he’s listening to complaints from aldermen who were upset with a lack of council oversight in the proposal.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

(credit: Hubert Blanz)

Last Chance: See ‘Public Works’ At MOCP

Public Works, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Photography through July 17, focuses on infrastructure—dams, airports, factories, and other constructions—and examines the role they play in society today.