Plan To Ease Eisenhower Congestion Calls For Tolls, Car Pool LaneDrivers who want an express trip down the Eisenhower Expressway will have to join a carpool or pay a toll, according to the latest plans to expand and improve Chicago’s oldest and second-busiest stretch of highway.
CTA Approves $400M In Borrowing For Red And Purple Line ProjectsWith a funding source in place, CTA can apply for $1 billion in federal matching funds for the work, about half the cost of the project.
Major Makeover For South Loop Along Chicago RiverThe Riverline project is a massive undertaking. When it's done, new condos will stretch from Roosevelt Road to Harrison Street between the Chicago River and Wells Street.
Red Line Trains To Bypass Stations For Weekend Track WorkConstruction work will require Howard-bound Red Line trains to run express from Sheridan to Howard during the weekend, according to the Chicago Transit Authority.
Work Begins On New Retail-Apartment Complex In WrigleyvilleCrews were preparing to break ground Thursday on a huge retail and residential project across the street from the street from Wrigley Field.
Lake Shore Drive Lane Closures Begin Wednesday On South SideThe two western lanes on southbound Lake Shore Drive will shut down between 31st and 35th streets from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, according to a statement from Chicago Department of Transportation.
Lane, Ramp Reductions Scheduled On Eisenhower Starting FridayA new traffic configuration on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway west of the Kennedy Expressway will start Friday as part of a project to reconstruct the Jane Byrne Interchange.
Deal To Develop Parkland Near Indiana Dunes Riles ConservationistsA plan allowing a politically connected developer to operate restaurants, a rooftop bar and a banquet hall in the heart of Indiana Dunes State Park is drawing scrutiny from conservationists and some legal experts.
CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
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.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Byrne Interchange Overhaul To Create New Headaches For DriversMotorists who drive along the Jane Byrne Interchange might want to find a new way to get where they’re going starting next week, thanks to a project that will increase traffic for more than a year.
Major Work On 16-Month Jane Byrne Interchange Project To Start March 7Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange — now one of the nation’s worst bottlenecks — will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge.
Work Begins On New Riverfront Office TowerThe start of construction on a new office building along the west bank of the Chicago River could change the riverfront landscape in more ways than one.
Construction Of School Annex To Turn Lincoln Park Street Into PlaygroundResidents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.