City Crews Get Started Early On Resurfacing City StreetsAlthough it might be hard to tell on a day when temperatures are stuck in the upper 30s, a relatively mild start to the year has led to an earlier paving season in Chicago.
Closure, Demolition Nears For Western Avenue Viaduct Over BelmontA North Side intersection is about to look very different. Traffic will definitely be an issue during construction.
Northwestern Gets $311,778 To Study Red-Light Camera ProgramNorthwestern University will be paid $311,778 to study red-light camera enforcement and chart a path forward for a despised program built on a $2 million bribery scandal that paid a convicted bureaucrat $1,500 for every additional intersection.
Adams Street Bridge Closed To Vehicles For 13-Month Reconstrution ProjectCity officials have closed the Adams Street bridge over the Chicago River, forcing thousands of drivers to use a detour for more than a year.
Adams Street Bridge Reconstruction Project Begins Monday NightA major bridge reconstruction projects gets underway downtown Monday night.
City Street Repaving Program In Full SwingIf you’ve found driving on city streets a little smoother recently, city officials said that’s because paving crews got an early start on road repairs, and have been going full blast.
Reconstruction Of Bucktown Six-Corner Intersection Set To BeginOne of the city’s busiest and most dangerous intersections was about to become an even bigger headache for drivers, as crews begin a major overhaul in Bucktown.
Dangerous Bucktown Intersection Getting Major RealignmentIn an effort to reduce the number of traffic congestion and crashes at one of the most accident-prone intersections in the city, work was scheduled to begin Thursday to reconfigure the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues.
Fioretti Proposes Ending Red Light Camera ProgramIn the wake of a new study questioning the safety claims the city has used to justify its red light camera system, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti on Monday said it’s time to take down every red light camera in Chicago.
Study: City's Red Light Camera Safety Claims ExaggeratedThe Emanuel administration was standing by the city’s scandal-plagued red light camera program on Friday, in the face of a Chicago Tribune study revealing the city’s safety claims have been overblown.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
City To Offer 9,000 People New Chance To Contest Red Light Camera TicketsIn the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation that questioned several unexplained spikes in red light camera tickets since 2007, city officials said they'll offer anyone who got a ticket during one of those spikes another shot at disputing the citation and getting a refund for the $100 fine.
Chicago Nearing Record For Pothole RepairsThanks to a miserable winter that broke records for cold and snow, the city already has received more claims than ever for damage from potholes, and is on pace to fill the most potholes ever in one year.
City Claims Report Of Divvy Program Deficit Is PrematureThe Emanuel administration on Thursday sought to downplay a published report its highly-touted Divvy bike rental program was operating at a deficit taxpayers might have to make up.
Blue Cross Sponsorship Of Divvy Bikes Nets City $12.5MThe Emanuel Administration has finally landed a corporate sponsor for its Divvy bike-sharing program, a major health insurer that makes a fitting match for the popular blue bikes.