Reconstruction Project

Illinois Tollway Green Lights $106 Million In Contracts For Tri-State WorkReconstruction won’t happen until at least 2020, but design planning and advance work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) will begin as early as 2018 between Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont and 95th Street in Oak Lawn.
Road Work Involving Lake Shore Drive, Stevenson Set To BeginA multimillion dollar reconstruction project of a ramp linking the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive is about to make navigating through the area a bit trickier.
Reconstruction Of Bucktown Six-Corner Intersection Set To BeginOne of the city’s busiest and most dangerous intersections was about to become an even bigger headache for drivers, as crews begin a major overhaul in Bucktown.
Illinois Road Program Not Enough To Keep Highways AcceptableIllinois transportation officials have announced an $8.4 billion, six-year program to improve roads and bridges. But the Illinois Transportation Department warned in an announcement Thursday it won't be enough to keep the overall condition of the state's infrastructure from deteriorating.
More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps UpAll the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Delays Ahead For Red, Purple Lines As CTA Wilson Project Enters Next PhaseNearly two years of delays begin Monday morning for rush hour riders on the CTA's Red Line and Purple Express trains.
City Plans Four-Year, $500M Renovation Of Blue Line To O'HareOn the heels of a major overhaul of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the CTA is planning a nearly half-billion-dollar upgrade of its second busiest train line: the Blue Line to O’Hare International Airport.
Wells Street Bridge Reopens After Yearlong RebuildThe historic Wells Street Bridge over the Chicago River reopened to cars, bikes, and pedestrians on Thursday; a year after it was closed for a complete overhaul.
Cost To Repair Brown Line Rehab Mistakes Swells To $5.7MCTA fares are going up so that desperately needed infrastructure improvements can be paid for; all while the final fixes are underway to correct costly mistakes made on the CTA’s $580 million Brown Line reconstruction project.
Wacker Drive Reconstruction Moves To Monroe-To-Adams StretchThe Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.
Lake-Cook Road Reconstruction Project To Stop For 1 YearRestaurant owners are breathing a sigh of relief along Lake-Cook road between Waukegan and the Tri-State Tollway, because Cook County has agreed to delay the project.
Project Shuts Down Ramp From I-294 To I-90It’s a little harder to get from the Tri-State Tollway to the Kennedy Expressway now, as the ramp leading to Interstate 90 is closed for a reconstruction project.
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