Stevenson Expressway

Six people were hospitalized after a semi-trailer truck plowed into 13 other vehicles on the Stevenson Expressway in Summit, Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hospitalized After Trucker Falls Asleep, Crashes Into 13 Cars On Stevenson

The crash happened around 3:40 a.m., when an Illinois State Police trooper was conducing nightly lane closures for road construction work in the northbound lanes near 1st Avenue in southwest suburban Summit. Thirteen vehicles were stopped on the Stevenson, when a truck plowed into them.

06/19/2015

Three people drove themselves to the hospital after someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Dan Ryan Attack Latest In Major Uptick In Expressway Shootings

Three people suffered minor injuries early Friday, when someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway, the 19th shooting so far this year on Chicago area expressways, matching last year’s total for the entire year.

06/12/2015

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Road Work Involving Lake Shore Drive, Stevenson Set To Begin

A 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.

06/08/2015

A 61-year-old woman was shot in the neck when a man fired shots into her home in the 3600 block of South Honore Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Suspect In Custody After Woman Shot In McKinley Park

Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.

05/27/2015

One man was killed, and two other people were injured, when an SUV, a capped pickup truck, and a car collided on the inbound Stevenson Expressway near Throop Street. (Credit: CBS)

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Stevenson Expressway Crash

An SUV, a capped pickup truck, and a car collided about 5:45 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-55 near Throop Street, according to Illinois State Police.

04/29/2015

Jane Byrne Interchange. (Credit: CBS)

More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps Up

All 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.

03/13/2015

The Jane Byrne Interchange (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Major Work On 16-Month Jane Byrne Interchange Project To Start March 7

Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange — now one of the nation’s worst bottlenecks — will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge.

02/24/2015

A car was struck by a bullet early Friday on the outbound Stevenson Expressway. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

State Police Investigate Shot Fired On Stevenson Expressway

A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.

01/30/2015

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One Wounded In Stevenson Expressway Shooting

One person is recovering after being shot on the Stevenson Expressway. It happened around 9:30 near the Central Avenue ramp Saturday night.

12/21/2014

A hazmat situation on I-55 has shut down southbound lanes in Burr Ridge. (Credit: Bart Shore)

Lanes Reopen After Truck Leaking Chemicals Shuts Down Stevenson In Burr Ridge

Southbound lanes of I-55 were shut down for several hours Tuesday evening near west suburban Burr Ridge when a semi truck spilled a hazardous material on the expressway.

11/18/2014

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Stevenson Bridge Repairs To Resume

The bridge deck repairs on the Stevenson Expressway 1-55 (Stevenson Expressway) from I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to US 41 (Lake Shore Drive) will resume Monday, July 21 through next week Monday, July 28.

07/21/2014

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Stevenson Expressway Wrong-Way Driver Charged With DUI

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.

06/27/2014

The inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway were closed just before the morning rush on Friday, after a three-car crash near Damen Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

3-Vehicle Crash Closes Inbound Stevenson

A three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.

02/28/2014

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3 Hurt When Pace Bus Crashes On Stevenson

Illinois State Police said the bus was driving on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Stevenson, when it crashed with two other vehicles near Harlem Avenue.

11/01/2013

This truck rear-ended a vehicle on the Stevenson Expressway, near where it merges with the Dan Ryan Expressway, on Oct. 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

8 Injured In Crash On Stevenson Expressway

A semi-truck rear-ended a vehicle near where the northbound Stevenson merges with the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway about 11:30 p.m.

10/21/2013

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Three Hurt When Three Semis, Four Cars Crash On I-55

The crash happened about 6:45 a.m. when traffic came to a stop in a construction zone on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Bluff Road, causing a chain-reaction crash involving three semis and four other vehicles.

10/16/2013

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North Carolina Man Puts Up Billboard To Find Dates In Chicago

You might think a man who lives in North Carolina putting up a billboard in Chicago looking for dates is a desperate move, but Gordon Engle doesn’t think so.

08/30/2013

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Two Drivers Charged With DUI In I-55 Crash

Both drivers involved in a crash early Saturday morning on the Stevenson Expressway have been charged with DUI.

08/03/2013

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Bridge Work, Heavy Traffic Overnight Make A Mess On Stevenson

Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.

07/10/2013

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I-55 Crash Closes Southbound Lanes Near Joliet

One of the vehicles overturned in a ditch and the other vehicle was disabled in the left lane following the crash.

03/14/2013

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