Wacker Drive

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Pedestrian Hit By Taxi Downtown

A pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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Boater Rescues Man In Chicago River

A boater helped rescue a man in the Chicago River on Wednesday afternoon in the Loop.


Wacker Drive

Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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Feds Target Construction Giant McHugh

Federal prosecutors have set their sights on one of the biggest fish ever, a huge and well-known construction firm with plenty of clout.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Wacker Drive

Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And Adams

About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Wacker Drive Work

Wacker Drive Reconstruction Moves To Monroe-To-Adams Stretch

The Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

London Guarantee Building

Report: Hotel May Come To Soon-To-Be-Former Crain’s Building

A landmark downtown building could be undergoing major changes.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

City officials placed 32 mannequins along the median of Wacker Drive on Oct. 25, 2011, to represent the 32 pedestrians killed in 2010 when they were hit by cars. (Credit: CBS)

Mannequins Set Up In Memory Of Pedestrian Crash Victims

Motorists and pedestrians on Wacker Drive Tuesday will be subjected to a ghastly sight that has nothing to do with Halloween.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

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Gas Leak Snags Lower Wacker Drive, Michigan Avenue Traffic

Traffic was snagged at Lower Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue downtown Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted in a ComEd vault.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center Unfounded

Police said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

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Protesters: United Not Doing Enough To Get Benefits From City

A couple dozen protesters stood outside United Airlines’ Chicago offices on Sunday to demand that United do more for the city.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2011

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Search Continues For Gunman In State Street Bridge Shooting

The search continued Tuesday for a gunman who shot a man at the State Street Bridge during the afternoon rush on Monday. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot spoke with the 29-year-old man’s wife on Tuesday. She said her husband was resting and trying to recover.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Man Found Seriously Hurt On Wacker Drive Ramp

A man was found seriously injured in the predawn hours Tuesday on a ramp between Upper and Lower Wacker Drive, after apparently falling from a bridge.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Man Shot On State Street Bridge

A man was shot in the head on the State Street bridge near the Loop Monday evening but survived and was able to talk with police, who searched for the gunman.


Wacker Drive

Madison Street Closes For Phase 2 Of Wacker Drive Project

Madison Street is now closed between Canal and Franklin streets downtown, as Phase 2 of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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Second Phase Of Wacker Drive Rehab Starts Next Week

A huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Hotel Strike

Hyatt Hotel Workers Stage One-Day Strike

Workers at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown are on strike, in a one-day walkout in response to an attempt by the hotel giant to outsource labor.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

A man is arrested at a demonstration outside the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.  (Credit: CBS)

25 Arrested After Noisy Demonstration Blocked Traffic

Twenty-five people were arrested for blocking traffic briefly on Wacker Drive, during a noisy demonstration outside of an executives’ summit at a downtown hotel.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2011

Wacker Drive Work

Key Wacker Drive Intersection Reopening Friday

Good news for motorists — a major West Loop intersection is reopening Friday to traffic for the first time since early January.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

SUV Crash

SUV, Pickup Truck Crash At Michigan And Wacker

A sport-utility vehicle and a pickup truck crashed in the heart of downtown Chicago this morning.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011