Driver Injured When Taxicab Strikes Fire Truck DowntownA taxicab driver was hospitalized Thursday morning after the cab he was driving struck a Chicago Fire Department truck at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive.
City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane DowntownChicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Generator Backfires, Blows Out A Window In Wacker Drive BuildingAccording to dispatch reports a backup generator backfired and shattered a window.
Wacker Drive Reopens To Traffic After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.
Wacker Drive Rebuild Due To Finish In DecemberThere's good news for downtown Chicago drivers: The lengthy Wacker Drive reconstruction project is almost finished.
Pedestrian Hit By Taxi DowntownA pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.
Boater Rescues Man In Chicago RiverA boater helped rescue a man in the Chicago River on Wednesday afternoon in the Loop.
Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction BeginsThe final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
Feds Target Construction Giant McHughFederal prosecutors have set their sights on one of the biggest fish ever, a huge and well-known construction firm with plenty of clout.
Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And AdamsAbout a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.
Wacker Drive Reconstruction Moves To Monroe-To-Adams StretchThe Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.
Report: Hotel May Come To Soon-To-Be-Former Crain's BuildingA landmark downtown building could be undergoing major changes.
Mannequins Set Up In Memory Of Pedestrian Crash VictimsMotorists and pedestrians on Wacker Drive Tuesday will be subjected to a ghastly sight that has nothing to do with Halloween.
Gas Leak Snags Lower Wacker Drive, Michigan Avenue TrafficTraffic was snagged at Lower Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue downtown Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted in a ComEd vault.
Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center UnfoundedPolice said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.