Portage Lakefront At Indiana Dunes Reopens After Erosion Prevention ProjectJust in time for Memorial Day Weekend, the Portage Lakefront at Indiana Dunes National Park is back open - after undergoing a major project to protect it from further erosion.
The 606 Trail To Reopen Monday; Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $4.75M To Repair Reopening Lakefront TrailMayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday afternoon that the 606 would be open daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., but users must “keep it moving."
Erosion Creating Less Room For Social Distancing At Indiana BeachesPeople in Indiana will be able to spend the holiday weekend at the beach, but social distancing could be a challenge.
Red Alert Issued On Lake Michigan Shoreline Erosion; City, State Declare EmergencyIt’s growing emergency along Chicago's lakefront--the shoreline is washing away and homes are threatened because of high lake levels.
Plans To Combat Erosion Underway Along The Indiana DunesPaul Labovitz, a superintendent with the National Park Service said the Indiana Dunes plays a role in bringing in half a billion dollars of economic activity, via tourism, each year for the state. It is the number one tourist destination in Indiana.
Crews To Install Boulders Along Shore At Juneway Beach To Fight Lakefront Erosion In Rogers ParkOver the next few weeks, crews will use large boulders to build a retaining wall along the lakefront at Juneway Beach.
Erosion Barrier Boulders To Go Up In Rogers Park"It's not often that you can say we're making progress by building walls. But in this case, I hope it's true."
Lakefront Barriers Installed For Rising Lake Levels, High WavesThe first barricades are going up at 75th street and south Lake Shore Drive.
Park District Of Highland Park Seeking Permit To Address 'Sand Emergency' At Rosewood BeachIt's being called a sand emergency. Record high levels and erosion have taken a toll on a popular beach in Highland Park.
Suburban Woman Says Nearby Townhome Construction Slowly Eroding Her Yard AwayAn Addison woman says new construction near her home is causing costly damage and her backyard is sinking into a hole.
Central Beach Closed Due To Erosion Along Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreChief Ranger Mike Bremer said the beach at Central Avenue, on the east side of Beverly Shores, has been closed indefinitely, because high waves last week washed away the sand, leaving an eight-foot drop-off, which has at its base some jagged pieces of an old road that used to run along the beach.
Erosion Closes Popular Beach At Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreCentral Beach and its parking lot are closed effective immediately because of the erosion, caused by large waves earlier this week.
Repairs To CTA Yellow Line To Take "Several Weeks"Travel to and from Skokie by CTA won't be Swift for a while, after an embankment crumbled, falling away completely from the tracks. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) said Tuesday that it will take "several weeks to complete this (repair) work properly."
Yellow Line Service To Be Shut Down For At Least Several Days Due To Embankment ErosionThe CTA Yellow Line between Skokie and the Rogers Park neighborhood could be out of service for a few days, after an embankment was washed out due to a construction accident.
Ind. Dunes Decimated By WavesLakefront residents of Northwest Indiana saw a large part of their dune frontage washed away in this weekend's storms.