Traffic was temporarily halted on the outbound Bishop Ford Expressway on Monday afternoon after Illinois State Police conducted a canvassing operation following an apparent shooting on the highway.
According to Total Traffic, vehicles were forced off the highway in both directions at 159th Street, but the highway has since reopened.
Large backups are still impacting motorists during Monday's rush hour.
It is unclear whether anyone was injured in a shooting, or when it took place. State troopers remain on the scene Monday afternoon.
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