Commuters were being urged to make alternate plans or expect extensive delays as signal issues continued to affect trains at Union Station for the afternoon and evening rush hour.
A man was hit and killed by a Metra Electric line train Friday morning on the Far South Side, causing extensive delays during Friday’s morning commute.
Northbound Lake Shore Drive has reopened following the discovery of two cracked steel beams on a section of the main artery.
Part of northbound Lake Shore Drive will remain closed until Tuesday’s evening commute as crews work to repair bridge support beams that were found to be cracked on Monday morning.
Northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive were closed Monday between Randolph Street and Grand Avenue for a "structural emergency" on the bridge, officials said.
Chicago weather can make for tricky road conditions, leading to numerous potholes that can cause damage to cars.
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago was the busiest airport in the U.S. last year, surpassing Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the first time in four years.
"Severe delays" were reported Friday morning on the Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line, according to the CTA.
As dangerously cold conditions persisted in Chicago Thursday morning, a sprinkler water pipe burst in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport.
With some train lines shut down and significant delays reported on others, commuters had another day of travel woes as record-breaking cold continued in the Chicago area.