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Chicago Traffic

Westbound I-290 Ramp to Southbound I-355 Closing Overnight Thursday/Friday for Overhead Sign Replacement Work

87 Beginning at 8:00 p.m. Thursday August 13, 2020, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) crews will begin and overnight project by closing one lane of traffic on the westbound I-290 ramp to southbound Interstate 355, […]

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Air Travel

Beginning Friday Night July 31, 2020 Only Passengers, Some Passenger Helpers, and Employees Allowed in Terminals at O’Hare and Midway

486 Airports Closed to the General Public 24Beginning Friday night July 31, 2020 access to O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport will be limited to employs and passengers with tickets, according to the Chicago […]

Aircraft parked at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday May 31, 2020 just after sunset
Air Travel

FAA Issues Emergency Airworthy Directive After Engine Shutdowns Reported in 4 Boeing 737s Apparently Related to Storage

344 The FAA issued on Thursday July 23, 2020 an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) regarding a maintenance issue with the Boeing 737 classic and next generation aircraft (300 through 900ER series). There were four reports […]

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Air Travel

Qantas Cancels All International Flights At Least Until March 28, 2021; 20 Days After Grounding All Airbus A380 Aircraft

288 All Qantas international flights, including flights to New Zealand, have been cancelled according to the Qantas official website. According to the official website for Qantas, international flights are unavailable until March 28, 2021. CEO […]

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Pace Bus 602 Service Suspended in Schaumburg — Route Service Normally Covers Neighborhoods from Golf Rd and Higgins Rd to the Schaumburg Metra Station

1,365 The Village of Schaumburg and Pace Pus announced on Monday, April 13, 2020 that due to low ridership during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Pace Route 602 bus service is being suspended beginning Monday, April […]

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Air Travel

Quiet Morning ‘Rush Hour’ Monday with Beautiful Snow in Arlington Heights, and Quiet Skies on FlightRadar24

1,796 Snow scenes and Grandt’s Shell near Recreation Park during the first ‘Rush Hour’ during the Illinois Stay at Home Order in Arlington Heights. A quiet Monday on March 23, 2020 during the first business […]

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Military Vehicles on Freight Train Sighted During Day Thursday; Discovered Parked Near Northwest Highway and Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights Thursday Night

32,566 Outbound Metra passenger train passing parked freight train hauling Oshkosh Defense military vehicles near Chicago on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The timing brought suspicions to many people when they spotted a freight train hauling […]

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Trains

Take Extra Care at Downtown Railroad Crossings in Arlington Heights (Actually Any Crossings) in Case of Gate Malfunctions

2,812 Overnight Wednesday/Thursday at about 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, an outbound Metra train was arriving at the Arlington Heights Metra train station. The train was westbound at Arlington Heights Road, but as the […]

FAA map for Midway Ground Stop caused by Coronavirus COVID-19 illness at control tower
Air Travel

FAA Shuts Down Midway International Airport Control Tower After Control Tower Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

6,435 Midway International Airport (MDW) control tower was shut down Tuesday afternoon March 17, 2020 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after several employees tested positive for Coronavirus COVID-19. The last flight believed to be […]