Illinois Tollway Green Lights $106 Million In Contracts For Tri-State WorkReconstruction won’t happen until at least 2020, but design planning and advance work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) will begin as early as 2018 between Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont and 95th Street in Oak Lawn.
Family Mourns Teen Girl Killed In Tri-State AccidentDestiny Horton's happy last hours were spent with her cousin and other relatives at Great America. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Girl, 14, Killed In Crash On Tri-State TollwayThree people were ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer on the Tri-State near Half Day Road around 10:30 p.m., when the SUV blew a tire, went out of control, and struck a guardrail, according to Illinois State Police. A 14-year-old girl who was thrown from the SUV was hit by a semi-trailer truck, and pronounced dead at the scene.
Ramp Repairs Coming To Tri-State, Jane Addams Interchange Near O'HareThe project is part of a $2.5 billion plan to widen and rebuild the Jane Addams (I-90), according to the Illinois Tollway.
Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South SuburbsAbout 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
Tollway Committee OKs Plan To Increase Speed Limits, But Not To 70 MPHAn Illinois Tollway committee on Thursday recommended increasing speed limits on portions of the Tri-State, Reagan Memorial and Veterans Memorial tollways, but not to the 70 mph allowed under a new law.
Speed Limit Could Go To 60 On Tri-State, Reagan, And Veterans TollwaysAn Illinois State Toll Highway Authority committee has recommended increasing speed limits on parts of three tollways.
One Dead In Tri-State Tollway CrashIllinois State Police said a car crashed into the back of a semi in the northbound lanes of the Tri-=State, just south of the Reagan Memorial Tollway. A second car crashed into the back of the first.
Interchange Linking I-57 And I-294 To Open SoonTwo Chicago area interstates that have crossed paths for years, but never before connected to each other, should finally link up at the end of the month when a new interchange opens in the south suburbs.
Driver Ejected From Car, Struck By Semi In Tri-State CrashIllinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was hit by a semi-trailer truck.
Semi Rolls Over, Blocks Traffic On NB Tri-State A semi-trailer truck rolled over on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, spilling its load of plastic beads, and snarling the morning commute early Monday.
Wisconsin Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed State TrooperA truck driver from Wisconsin was set to appear in court on Wednesday to face felony charges in a fiery crash that killed Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter in March.