An historian and guardian of Route 66 says the historic mother road to the pacific shore is getting swamped by trucks using a massive logistic center in tiny Elwood Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Kristi LaFleur acknowledges the original estimated price tag for the Northern extension of Route 53 is nearly $3 billion.
A tiny town just south of Joliet has reached out to state regulators in an effort to make changes to an intersection that sees very heavy truck traffic, in order to keep cargo moving while avoiding a possible catastrophe.
Officials in southwest suburban Elwood have released police dashboard camera video of a semi-trailer truck going through a railroad crossing gate, to illustrate the village’s point that trucks are creating dangerous conditions as it fights a lawsuit by an intermodal facility.
A man walked into the store, at 5525 Route 53, about 2:35 p.m. and attempted to take crash from an open cash drawer.
Judy Shilka of Crest Hill was the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a crash with a semi at Route 53 and Renwick Road in Lockport Township.
A fiery crash left a driver dead, and shut down multiple lanes of Route 53 in the Schaumburg corridor early Thursday.
A crash on the grounds of the Morton Arboretum sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night.
A 10-vehicle pileup shut down Route 53 in Palatine early Tuesday.
More charges may be on the way for a Buffalo Grove woman accused of checking her cell phone while driving.
For anyone who may think he or she can text or use a cell phone and drive with no problem, think again.
No injuries were reported when a car rolled into a body of water in Braidwood, but search and rescue crews were dispatched.
A man was killed in a crash Monday on Route 53 at the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Schaumburg.
Injuries have been reported in a traffic crash Friday night in the northwest suburbs.