Newer Homes Burn Faster, Safety Experts WarnThat's because there are more synthetic materials than ever before. CBS 2's Chris Martinez offers strategies on staying safer.
Construction Worker Dies After Being Pulled From Crane Platform
Construction To Close Portions Of CTA Red, Green Lines Throughout WeekendFrom 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday, southbound Red Line trains will be rerouted from the subway to the elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stations. From 1:40 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday, Green Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be suspended.
Overnight I-90 Lane Closures To Start Monday For Bridge ConstructionDaily overnight lane and ramp closures are expected to begin Monday on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway for bridge construction at Barrington Road in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.
Weekend Construction To Suspend Service On Part Of CTA Green LineGreen Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be temporarily suspended Saturday, 1:40 a.m. through Sunday, 11:40 a.m., the CTA said. Crews will continue working on the construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
New Trier Looking At Altered Class Schedule During Construction ProjectNew Trier Township High School has proposed a new schedule for students, as officials prepare for a $100 million overhaul of the more than 100-year-old campus in Winnetka.
One Worker Killed, Two Others Injured After Facade Collapses On Southwest SideOne person was reported killed and at least two other people were injured when a building facade collapsed near Midway Airport, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.
Barge Sinks In Chicago RiverWitnesses say they heard a loud boom before the vessel went down.
Construction Worker Shortage Increasing Cost For New Homes In Chicago AreaNew home construction is finally picking up in Chicago, but so are the prices.
All Lanes Reopen On Kennedy ExpresswayLanes on the Kennedy Expressway are opening up again as work is ahead of schedule for the second weekend of construction.
Opening Delayed For The 606 Trail Due To Brutal WinterA much-anticipated new park and bike trail from Humboldt Park to Wicker Park won’t be completed until next year, after the bitter winter weather hampered construction efforts.
Illiana Planners Don't Expect To Begin Construction Until 2015An agreement on the toll charge has not been reached. Indiana plans to partner with a developer to build the highway as a toll road primarily for truck traffic. The highway is estimated to cost about $300 million.
Bloomingdale Trail Work To Close Part Of Ashland This WeekendAshland Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions between North Avenue and Armitage Avenue, from 8 p.m. Friday until no later than 5 a.m. Monday.
Bridge Work, Heavy Traffic Overnight Make A Mess On StevensonMotorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.
Falling Beam Kills Construction Worker At Northwestern UniversityAn autopsy was scheduled for Friday on a 57-year-old construction worker from Indiana, who died in an accident on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University.