Starting March 9, when the next phase of the CTA’s Wilson Station Reconstruction project begins, the westernmost of four tracks between Wilson and Belmont will be taken out of commission and the Purple Express trains that use it now will instead share a Red Line North track during the morning rush hour.
Washington Ald. Tyler Gee said the weather means real reconstruction will be delayed for hundreds of families.
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.
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.
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.
The second phase of reconstruction of the Wells Street Bridge begins Friday night.
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.
Relief could be on the way for commuters frustrated by the consistent gridlock they face on the Circle Interchange just west of downtown.
This morning’s commute might be a big hassle for thousands who depend on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines.
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.
If you’re looking for work, there may be an opportunity Monday for you to become a bus driver.
The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city is nearing a deal with the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field.
About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.
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.
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.
The Jane Addams (I-90) Tollway is wearing out, and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority wants a game plan to rebuild it quickly.
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.
Major construction is planned for the Jane Addams Tollway this summer, but only for 27 of the 77 miles of the roadway.
Three months into its latest phase, the City of Chicago says the massive Wacker Drive reconstruction project is on schedule and within budget.