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  • New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices

    New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices
    Construction of a new mid-rise office building on an angular Calvert Street plot close to Penn Station could start soon. Designs presented to the city Thursday call for a brick façade with blank windows, broken up by two tower-like structures. The...
  • Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015

    Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015
    For Illinois Tollway employees, the free rides may finally come to an end next year. A new contract between the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and its biggest union calls for members to give up their agency-issued I-Pass transponders next year....
  • Council opts to change parking limits near Phoenicia

    Council opts to change parking limits near Phoenicia
    A two-hour parking restriction on a small stretch of Lexington Avenue in downtown Glendale was extended by four hours following ongoing complaints from residents that customers at a nearby restaurant are taking their street parking. The City Council...
  • Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested

    Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested
    It may qualify as the shortest police pursuit ever, beginning with a traffic stop and ending about a quarter-mile later with a rollover crash in the parking lot of the Hallandale Beach Police Department. Officers had pulled over a Toyota about 2 a.m....
  • Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan

     Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan
    The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night took its first look at plans for a massive, multiuse redevelopment project at the site of a grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn. Wheaton-based Next Generation Development has floated plans that would involve...
  • South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners

    South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners
    A plan to turn the farmland owned by Marvin and Darlene Bortz into hundreds of apartments and some retail outlets has advanced to South Whitehall Township commissioners for their approval. The township's Planning Commission last week signed off on plans...
  • Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June

    Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June
    BRISTOL - The city is advising motorists that starting Oct. 6, the Frederick Street bridge will be closed until late spring. The city has hired Dayton Construction to replace the bridge. The company is scheduled to remove it, making channel improvements...
  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a December...
  • Healthier, cleaner forms of transportation

    My suggestions to improve safety and quality of life for the city of Chicago would include: - All sidewalks on commercial strips should be at least 12 feet wide. Wider sidewalks should come from narrowing the street by either removing center turn...
  • La Grange Road construction behind schedule

    La Grange Road construction behind schedule
    Orland Park drivers likely will have to put up with construction traffic from the La Grange Road widening project for a few extra months, Illinois Department of Transportation officials said. IDOT is still working toward its expected completion date...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-70 East

    Traffic: Collision on I-70 East
    The state Department of Transportation reported a collision on Interstate 70 East in Woodbine at Watersville Road at 8:34 a.m. on Tuesday. No additional information was given. Emergency roadwork on MD 150 East in Dundalk at Pembrooke Boulevard has closed...