Chicago Weather: Persistent Rain Flooding Roads Across City And SuburbsIt’s been a soggy start to the morning for Chicago area commuters, with lots of delays and detours due to persistent rain that left many roads flooded.
Worker Struck, Killed By ATV At Deep Tunnel SiteThe 55-year-old worker was struck and killed by an all-terrain vehicle during snow plowing operations in a parking lot at the site of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s Deep Tunnel project in the 7700 block of Canal Bank Road in Summit.
Worker Dies At 'Deep Tunnel' Project Site In SummitThe news was confirmed by a member of the Summit Fire Department on Monday afternoon.
Storm Runoff Prompts Swim Ban At All Chicago BeachesThe effects of Monday’s heavy rains were being felt Tuesday at the city’s beaches, where officials have banned swimming, due to high bacteria levels caused by runoff.
Heavy Rain Leads To Storm Tunnel Explosion In Calumet CityThe heavy rain from Sunday’s storms overwhelmed a stormwater system in south suburban Calumet City, causing an explosion in a sewer that's part of the Deep Tunnel system, and leaving a massive crater.
Big Blast At Thornton Quarry To Help Relieve Flooding ProblemsThe "last blast" on Monday at the Thornton Quarry, along I-80, was the first step toward using the big hole to help relieve flooding on the South Side and in the south suburbs.
Massive Rain Fills Deep Tunnel Flood Control SystemThe huge amount of rain over the past 24 hours has filled the large underground flood control system known as Deep Tunnel.