Busy Lyons Street Is Plagued With Crashes; Residents Plead For Safety MeasuresA single suburban street has had more than 1,000 citations written in just the last year.
Driver Accused Of Striking IDOT Worker Could Face Tougher Penalties If Convicted Under New LawAn Illinois Department of Transportation worker was helping out a driver on the Eisenhower Expressway recently, when Illinois State Police said a drunken driver sent him to the hospital.
Night Three Of Broken Gas Mains And Sickening Smells In West Dundee Has Residents In A Foul MoodClosed road, foul smells and frustrated people sums up the situation in West Dundee Thursday night, where a gas main was damaged again.
IDOT: Relief on the way at Jane Byrne InterchangeThe ongoing and delayed construction on the Jane Byrne Interchange has been a headache for drivers. Now the state says some relief is on the way, but the project still won’t be done for years.
New Law Could Mean More Security Cameras Along ExpresswaysThe cameras can be used only for firearm-related offenses or to detect roadway hazards.
A Father's Fight For Street Safety Improvements After His 8-Year-Old Son Was Killed In An Aurora Hit-And-RunSafety improvements are being made to the streets in Aurora thanks to the efforts of a west suburban father whose 8-year-old son was killed in a hit and run just steps from a park.
Crews Begin Removing Graffiti Near Expressway RampStreets and Sanitation crews are painting over the graffiti at an expressway ramp at Harrison Street and Spaulding Avenue.
I-80 Bridges Get $848 Million For Improvements; Called 'Signature Project' Illinois Capital BillThe I-80 bridges over the Des Plaines River in Joliet are now being called the "signature project" of Illinois' largest ever capital bill, and now due to the dangers some say the bridges pose, they will be replaced.
Roosevelt Road Construction In Elmhurst Causing Danger, Damaging Cars, Drivers SayThere are a few bumps in Roosevelt Road, but one of the big ones comes with no heads up.
Overnight Lane Closures On Eisenhower Through OctoberIt'll be at I-290 near Irving Park Road (Illinois 19) and the closures will begin Tuesday night. It'll start around 7:00 p.m. and end at 5:00 a.m.
Upcoming Overnight Lane Closures On Kennedy ExpresswayThe work is expected to be finished by mid-August.
Outbound Edens Crash At Keeler Snarls Traffic Tuesday MorningA crash on the outbound Edens Expressway Tuesday morning at Keeler Avenue has snarled traffic, with the jam backed up to the Kennedy Expressway, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Is Ford City Drive Chicago's Forgotten Road?Lined with potholes, uneven pavement and other unpleasantries, Chicago’s Ford City Drive is anything but smooth.
State Schools To Receive 5,000 Tree SeedlingsThe program helps offset the loss of trees that are removed or otherwise affected by IDOT construction and maintenance work.
Reports Show IDOT Approves Only A Small Fraction Of Motorists' Damage ClaimsDrivers face the possibility of coming across road hazards every time they get behind the wheel, from poorly-maintained roadways to construction zone debris littering the roadway.