Heavy rains cause flooding on roadways across Chicago area

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CHICAGO — Storms overnight Wednesday into Thursday have caused flooding and high-standing water on Chicago area roadways.

The flooding is creating heavy traffic delays, stranding vehicles and snarling the morning commute.

Here are some areas impacted by flooding, avoid if possible:

  • WB I-290 near DesPlaines – two left lanes blocked
  • I-55 near Pulaski – limited traffic getting by both directions
  • OB Kennedy at Hubbard Tunnel – 3 lanes blocked

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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