Truck Crash Damages Median Wall On Dan Ryan Expressway Near 31st Street, Southbound Local Lanes Blocked For Several Hours – CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — Southbound local lanes on the Dan Ryan Expressway could be blocked until mid-afternoon on Friday, after a semi-tractor trailer truck crashed into a median.
The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Police shut down the southbound local lanes after the crash because of significant damage to the median wall.
A large chunk of concrete was missing from the left median wall after the crash, and a large crack was visible below the missing chunk of concrete.
A utility pole also was knocked down in the crash.
Illinois State Police said the southbound local lanes could be at least partially blocked from the Chinatown Feeder Ramp to 31st Street until around 3 p.m. Traffic can enter the local lanes at 31st Street until then.