Road crews begin work Monday on Lake Shore Drive to make it easier for cars to avoid getting stuck during a blizzard. City workers will begin building two turnaround points after rush hour.Both escape routes are on the near North Side - one will be at Armitage; the other at Schiller.
Another winter storm is expected to dump more rain and snow on Chicago tonight.Paul Merzlock is with the National Weather Service in Chicago. He says a winter weather advisory is in effect for Cook and DuPage Counties.
Chicago officials say crews have now opened most side streets after this week’s blizzard. And they’re rejecting claims that the city is neglecting some neighborhoods. Complaints about the snow removal are coming from several City Council members. Ald.
(This story has been edited to reflect the proper weight of rooftop snow)As the Chicago region digs out from 20 inches of snow on the ground, keep in mind that a lot of it is still piled up above our heads.Drifting snow on rooftops can be a problem for building owners, and for passers-by.WB
Pace Bus’s paratransit service, a lifeline to elderly and disabled people who rely on public transportation, has had to overcome significant difficulties to access its riders.“In the city, and in a number of the suburbs, too, we're running into a lot of issues as far as vehicles being ab
One of the worst blizzards in Chicago’s history is over. But many Illinois residents are still dealing with the aftermath – rescuing abandoned cars, waiting for their power to come back on and wondering when they can send their children back to school.