Stevenson Expressway

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.


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

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 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


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

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

State Police Accident

State Trooper Hurt In Crash On Stevenson Expressway

An Illinois State Police trooper was injured Friday morning in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Stevenson Expressway Fatal

Driver Killed After Hitting Dump Truck On Stevenson Expressway

A driver has died after his car hit a dump truck on the Stevenson Expressway early Thursday, in an accident that caused a traffic jam for miles.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

Electronic Message Board

Electronic Message Board Destroyed In Crash On Stevenson

An electronic message board was destroyed on the Stevenson Expressway Monday morning, when a car slammed into it and sped off.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Lake Shore Drive Accident

2 Hurt When SUV Flips Over On Lake Shore Drive

Two people were injured this morning when their sport-utility vehicle knocked down a light pole and a tree, and flipped over, on Lake Shore Drive near the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

(File Photo: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Goes Into Labor After I-55 Crash

For one mother, this Mother’s Day will be one she’ll likely never forget; she went into labor after she was involved in a seven-car pileup on the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011

Countryside Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Countryside Near Stevenson Expressway

A fire broke out this morning in a garage in Countryside, snagging traffic along the Stevenson Expressway but causing no injuries.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Officer Claudio Salgado

Police Officer Honored For Pulling Man From Burning Van

A Chicago Police officer is being called a hero for pulling a man from a burning vehicle, seconds before it exploded.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2011