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Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole work would save city millions each year

Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 30, 2015

According to the city's inspector general, Chicago isn't doing enough to prevent potholes, and it's costing the city money. The Chicago ...

Worker killed in equipment explosion on Chicago jobsite

Worker killed in equipment explosion on Chicago jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2015

A construction worker was killed near the end of last month in an equipment accident while working on a jobsite ...

Wall collapse kills worker on unpermitted Chicago jobsite

Wall collapse kills worker on unpermitted Chicago...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2015

A wall collapse that recently killed a worker on a Chicago jobsite has building and law enforcement officials looking for ...

Construction worker claims Cubs jinx, says he buried White Sox hat at Wrigley Field during renovations

Construction worker claims Cubs jinx, says he buried...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2015

It's been a big year for the Chicago Cubs. First, they got a new manager when Joe Maddon decided to ...

Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to Tri-State Tollway rebuilding project

Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 28, 2015

The Illinois Tollway awarded $106 million in contracts last week in order to get planning underway for a project to ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers survive 20-foot fall

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

Three construction workers in Chicago were in serious condition earlier this week after a steel beam they were working on top ...

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Posted by EQW Staff on May 01, 2014

Amtrak riders in Chicago, Illinois could soon start commuting with man’s best friend. Related: Teaching Dogs to Fly The company will start testing ...

Chicago DOT works around the clock to repair potholes

Chicago DOT works around the clock to repair potholes

Posted by EQW Staff on Jan 13, 2014

Chicago drivers may soon experience a more pleasant commute, thanks to a new approach the city is taking toward potholes. Mayor ...

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 20, 2013

Recently, residents of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and especially pedestrians, were very surprised to hear the sounds of an excavator ...

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the U.S. amid controversy

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2013

It took a bit of convincing, but 1 World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the United States ...

Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 11, 2013

The City of Columbus, Ohio’s Vehicle for Hire Board is considering fining people who vomit in or otherwise “soil” a ...

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