Massive Downed Tree Stops Traffic On Southbound Lake Shore Drive, Traffic Affected Across Area During Severe StormsSevere weather was affecting traffic across the Chicago area Saturday afternoon as ponding water and downed trees brought traffic to a standstill in some places.
Crash Caused Northbound I-57 Lanes To Be Shut DownAll northbound lanes of I-57 were shut down near mile post 325 Sunday morning after a crash involving two vehicles. Lanes were reopened by noon, according to Illinois State Police.
Return Of The Rush: More Drivers Hitting The Road During The COVID-19 PandemicWhile fewer drivers are on the road than before the pandemic, more people are getting increasingly comfortable with getting behind the wheel.
2 Northbound Lanes Closed On I-294 At 79th Street After Crash Involving 2 Semi TrucksOne person was seriously injured in a crash involving two semi trucks on I-294 at 79th Street.
Outbound Kennedy Expressway Entrance Ramps Closed From Armitage To Irving Park Due To Montrose Bridge ConstructionThe construction work to rebuild the Montrose bridge over the Kennedy means a little detour for drivers.
Crossing Gate Malfunctioned At BNSF Tracks In BerwynBNSF said it was a power issue and the gates are back up now and traffic is flowing.
Outbound Lanes Reopen On Kennedy Expressway After Crash Involving Motorcycle, CarAccording to Illinois State Police, the crash took place in the northbound lanes at Addison just before 6 a.m.
Stevenson Expressway Reopens After Shooting Investigation Closes Southbound LanesParts of the Stevenson Expressway are shut down as police investigate a shooting.
Coronavirus By The Numbers: Traffic Congestion, Crashes, Fall Across Chicago
Thousands Of CPS Teachers Rally During Mayor Lightfoot Budget AddressToday, Chicago teachers will shift from the picket lines in front of schools to what's expected to be a massive rally near Thompson Center.
Woman Struck And Killed On I-57 In Posen; Outbound Lanes ClosedA woman was struck and killed on I-57 in Posen after exiting a car on the expressway, police said.
Chicago Area Roads Blocked Due To Flash Flooding; Morning Commute ImpactedFlooding and standing water is blocking roads around the Chicago area and impacting the morning commute Thursday after heavy overnight rain.
I-80 Shut Down Due To Brush Fires Sparked By Industrial Fire In JolietI-80 was shut down in both directions Saturday night due to brush fires sparked as firefighters battled a fire at an industrial building in Joliet.
Lifting Lake Shore Drive Bridge Causing Longer Than Usual DelaysLonger than usual delays due to bridge lifts are affecting drivers on Lake Shore Drive, and the Chicago Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid the area.
Long-Term Construction On Eisenhower Expressway Causing DelaysRush hour is getting worse on the Eisenhower due to a long-term construction project.