Road Closures

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes 'wherever they exist', Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with 'partner forces' on the ground in Syria and Iraq. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The Economy

Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.

10/02/2014

Residents in southwest suburban Burbank wade through a heavily flooded street. According to the National Weather Service, more than 4.5 inches of rain fell in the area from midnight to 6 a.m. on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Southwest Suburbs Hit Hardest By Flooding; Burbank Schools Closed

Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.

08/22/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Heavy Rain Shuts Parts Of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Blue Line

Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.

08/22/2014

Workers stage a car accident on the Michigan Avenue during the filming of the movie Transformers 3 on July 16, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Sections of Michigan Avenue, in the heart of the city's downtown, will be closed until Monday morning to accommodate the filmmakers. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Transformers 4′ Filming Means Excitement, But Traffic Issues

Listen very carefully: if you see giant alien robots destroying our city this weekend, DO NOT PANIC.

08/30/2013

The Kennedy Expressway at Addison was shut down due to flooding. (Credit: Brian/Photo Provided)

Many Roads Closed, Including Expressways

The flooding has shut down roads and major expressways across the Chicago area.

04/18/2013

(Credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon: Traffic And Map Information

The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.

10/04/2012

Lake Shore Drive Closed

Road Closures In Effect For NATO Summit

Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Road Closures And Parking Restrictions During NATO Summit

Here is a detailed list of road closures and parking restrictions during the NATO Summit

05/17/2012

Arnette Heintze, the former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge in Chicago. (CBS)

Former Secret Service Agent Discusses Security Plans For NATO Summit

For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Lollapalooza Setup

Lollapalooza Set To Kick Off In Grant Park

Lollapalooza begins its three-day run in Grant Park Friday, but work has continued until the last minute to assemble the stages and everything else that goes with a music festival that attracts 90,000 music fans.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011