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CBS 2's Chris Martinez got a look on Wednesday at the worst damage in Washington, Ill. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Winter Weather Delaying Rebuilding Efforts In Washington

Washington Ald. Tyler Gee said the weather means real reconstruction will be delayed for hundreds of families.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Overhaul Set To Begin

To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.

07/17/2013

Theaster Gates (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Chicago Artist Picked To Design Artwork For New 95th Street Terminal

A Chicago artist whose work has been featured around the world has been picked as the head of a major art project for the CTA.

07/12/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Riders Get Set For 5-Month Construction Project: ‘It’s Going To Be Crazy’

One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.

05/07/2013

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction To Disrupt CTA Service

The second phase of reconstruction of the Wells Street Bridge begins Friday night.

04/24/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Green Line Ashland/63rd Branch To Shut Down For Weekend Work

Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.

03/29/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

State Seeking To Rebuild Circle Interchange To Ease Congestion

Relief could be on the way for commuters frustrated by the consistent gridlock they face on the Circle Interchange just west of downtown.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

Bridge Work To Make Commute A Headache For Brown, Purple Line Riders

This morning’s commute might be a big hassle for thousands who depend on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013

CTA RED LINE

CTA Picks Contract For Red Line Work; 30 Percent To Go To Minority, Women-Owned Firms

The Chicago Transit Authority has selected a contractor to handle the massive rehabilitation project for the South Red Line, and the firm will subcontract about 30 percent of the work to minority- and women-owned businesses.

09/12/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Hiring Bus Drivers For Shuttles During Red Line Reconstruction

If you’re looking for work, there may be an opportunity Monday for you to become a bus driver.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Wacker Drive

Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Wrigley Field Marquee (credit: Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Emanuel: City, Cubs Nearing Deal On Wrigley Field Renovation Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city is nearing a deal with the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Wacker Drive

Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And Adams

About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Congress Parkway Bridge

Congress Parkway Bridge Project Taking Longer Than Planned

Motorists on the Eisenhower Expressway and elsewhere are not imagining it – Illinois Department of Transportation officials agree that rebuilding the Congress Parkway Bridge is taking a lot longer than originally expected.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

Construction, generic sized image

Second Phase Of Wacker Drive Rehab Starts Next Week

A huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Expressway Traffic

Planning Group To Study Jane Addams Tollway Revamp

The Jane Addams (I-90) Tollway is wearing out, and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority wants a game plan to rebuild it quickly.

05/26/2011

Wacker Drive Project

Concrete To Be Poured For New Wacker Drive

The city is advising drivers to stay away from Wacker Drive and Lake Street tomorrow, as more than 1,100 cubic yards of concrete are hauled in to rebuild the roadway.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

Jane Addams Tollway

Major Construction Planned For Jane Addams Tollway

Major construction is planned for the Jane Addams Tollway this summer, but only for 27 of the 77 miles of the roadway.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Wacker Drive Project

City: Wacker Drive Project On Schedule

Three months into its latest phase, the City of Chicago says the massive Wacker Drive reconstruction project is on schedule and within budget.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

Pilgrim Baptist Church

Officials Take Time Rebuilding Pilgrim Baptist Church

Officials at Pilgrim Baptist Church, which burned to the ground five years ago, said Saturday that rebuilding could take several years.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

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