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Stevenson Expressway

NATO Flag

Should You Leave Town During NATO Summit? Depends Who You Ask

With less than a month until the NATO summit in Chicago, the alderman whose ward will be most affected by security efforts was urging people to leave town during the summit, but the city’s top cop was downplaying potential disruptions.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Dump Truck Rollover

Dump Truck Flips Over, Spills Debris On Ramp From Stevenson To Tri-State

A dump truck full of construction debris flipped over on a ramp between the Stevenson Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway early Monday, causing major backups.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Pace Bus

Pace To Add More Buses To Stevenson Expressway

It has been four months since Pace buses began roaring up and down the shoulders of Interstate 55, and the program is proving so successful that Pace is adding buses and extending one of the lines.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Dog Prints

Puppy Gets Loose On Stevenson Expressway

A puppy got loose on the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning, but police were able to keep the animal away from traffic.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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

Scrap Metal Truck Accident

Scrap Metal Truck Flips Over On Ramp From Dan Ryan

A truck hauling scrap metal flipped over early Thursday on a ramp between the Dan Ryan and Stevenson expressways.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Stevenson Expressway Crash

Wrong-Way Driver Slams Head-On Into Car On Stevenson Ramp

Two people were left in critical condition early Friday when a wrong-way driver smashed into a car on the ramp from the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

San Jose Imports Fire

Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys Mexican Candy Wholesaler

A firefighter was injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out Wednesday morning at the headquarters of a wholesale Mexican candy supplier in the Brighton Park neighborhood near the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Kedzie Avenue Accident

Van Crashes, Flips Over On Kedzie Avenue Near Stevenson

A van hit a wall and flipped over on Kedzie Avenue on the city’s Southwest Side early Friday, leaving the driver injured.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Car Goes Off Overpass, Ends Up On Roof On I-55

A 20-year-old woman and her baby are expected to survive after the car they were in went off a bridge Saturday night on Route 83 and onto the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway.

11/20/2011

Expressway Traffic

Report: Congestion On Stevenson Wastes Tons Of Time, Fuel

A new study is out on the most congested expressways in the country and where the worst stretches of roads are.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Pace Bus

Stevenson Officially Opens Shoulders To Pace Buses

Effective today, the shoulders on the Stevenson Expressway are open to Pace buses.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Pace Bus

1 Week Until Pace Begins Using Stevenson Shoulder For Buses

In one week, Pace buses will begin using the newly-widened shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Pace Bus

Pace Begins Test Runs For Bus Routes On Stevenson

Some extra drivers got on the Stevenson Expressway Monday morning, but their purpose is to help relieve congestion instead of adding to traffic troubles.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2011

Truck Tractor Fire

Stevenson Expressway Snagged By Truck Tractor Fire

A truck tractor burst into flames on a ramp to the Stevenson Expressway early Thursday, blowing smoke over the inbound lanes and causing a serious traffic jam.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Onions

More Than $5,600 Worth Of Onions Stolen In Darien

Someone has stolen thousands of dollars worth of onions from a Darien truck yard.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Stevenson Expressway Crash

Crews Pry Door Off Car For Rescue After I-55 Crash

Fire Department crews had to pry the door off a car in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway, leaving traffic tied up for miles.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

A truck accident shut down the Stevenson Expy. on Friday. (CBS)

Semi Rollover Shuts Down Stevenson Expressway

An overturned semi-trailer truck tied up the inbound Stevenson Expressway during the morning rush hour Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Pace Bus

New Law Allows Buses To Drive In I-55 Shoulder

Don’t be surprised when you see Pace buses driving along the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway this fall.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

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