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Today’s #Weekender celebrates the boys of summer at the @Cubs convention! Honored to be interviewing 2019 #HOFhttps://t.co/0fJPnsvxId @salute24 It was pretty tricky! I'm gonna show it again!Update: Signal issue at Roosevelt resolved - residual Green and Orange Line delays. https://t.co/bL2xxkSzq9Delays in NW IN with this crash, WB I-80/94 near Ripley. https://t.co/HxTBZKo5ShUpdate: Crash, inbound Ike at Central, 2 right lanes blocked.New - @IDOT_Illinois heading to a reported crash inbound Ike at Central.TGIF! Morning rush looks good, but the evening commute could be snowy! @TracyButlerABC7 has your forecast, I’ve got… https://t.co/BZvX57GEiA
1/17
2020
Chopper arriving at the crash NB I-55 before Cass. Left lane still blocked. Pretty hefty delay back to Rt. 53. https://t.co/EIfPOeWpr1New crash, NB I-55 past Kemont Rd in the left lane. Solid traffic from before I-355 to the scene. https://t.co/auA4GvwpCYOB I-290 at Rt 83, crash being cleared from the 2 right lanes - delays begin at Lake St/North Ave. https://t.co/kyvR2conQZUPDATE: Crash SB LSD near Diversey has been cleared; all lanes now open.Metra Alert UP-NW - Train #602, sched. to arrive Ogilvie Transportation Center at 6:10 AM - 15 to 20 minute delay, a mechanical failure
Retweeted by Roz VaronNow we have a 2-car crash w/injuries on the inbound Kennedy at foster. Traffic quickly backing up in the area.Metra Alert UP-NW - Train #602 departing Crystal Lake at 4:47 AM - delayed departure, a mechanical failure
Retweeted by Roz VaronBreaking - Bad crash SB LSD past Diversey. All SB lanes blocked at Belmont. https://t.co/U973onaCyp
1/16
2020
Long delays, IB 290 from before Rt. 390 to Addison due to a crash. https://t.co/fcAlon00syA bit of a residual delay at this location. https://t.co/uWrSY7awCxWatch out for the possibility of freezing drizzle & slick roadway conditions during your morning commute. Clear you… https://t.co/RBVluRdNgG
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert SWS - Train #802, sched. to arrive Chicago Union Station at 6:15 AM - 17 to 20 minute delay, freight train interference
Retweeted by Roz VaronEB I-80 pretty solid from before Harlem to I-57 with this police activity. https://t.co/hSpt4d4VPIMetra Alert RI - Inbound trains #402 and #404- delayed 5 to 15 minutes, earlier police activity and switch problems
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert RI - Train #400, sched. to arrive LaSalle Street Station at 5:38 AM - 30 to 35 minute delay police acti… https://t.co/kGcxWTsEv5
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert RI - Train #400, sched. to arrive LaSalle Street Station at 5:38 AM - 22 to 27 minute delay, police activity at Mokena
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert RI - Train #400, sched. to arrive LaSalle Street Station at 5:38 AM - 15 to 20 minute delay, police activity
Retweeted by Roz VaronWaking up to dense patchy fog in NW IN. #BeCarefulOutThere We’re on NOW w/all your news, weather and traffic!… https://t.co/PJz9BmfWK2
1/15
2020
Crash, NB I-55 past I-355 causing about a one mile delay. https://t.co/wtpAsgJF2vExpressways looking good! Overnight roadwork on the IB Ike extension at Mill should be picking up right now. Traffi… https://t.co/TrUTjELhFSBreaking - a deadly fire in the Wrightwood neighborhood on 85th St. east of Kedzie. https://t.co/dcZYWLKOGJ
1/14
2020
Update - Metra North Central Service running again (with delays)after earlier police activity near Buffalo Grove, https://t.co/6EKsgdHOPFMetra Alert NCS - Inbound trains #108 and #110- delayed 45 to 55 minutes, police activity near Buffalo Grove
Retweeted by Roz Varon[Major Delays] Howard-bound Red Line trains are standing at 47th due to police activity. Crews working to restore s… https://t.co/pBtodyHgue
Retweeted by Roz VaronWe've got a crew on the way to this breaking news. https://t.co/jgQgcUsgI0[Significant Delays] Howard-bound Red Line trains are standing at 47th due to police activity. Crews working to restore service.
Retweeted by Roz VaronBreaking (literally) - big chunks of pavement torn from the bike path along Lake Shore Dr at the Oak St Curve! The… https://t.co/q7rfLXSvF1Welcome to Monday! Roads damp, ramps slick and high-standing water in Orland Park at 143rd and Wolf. #BeCareful https://t.co/AGW9FYqyCP
1/13
2020
@locashm Whoa!
1/12
2020
@craigrwall @locashm That’s one smokin’ story!Ever thought about being a trooper with the @ILStatePolice - they’re accepting applications now! Deadline is 1-31-2… https://t.co/KotK2hvlR6I-294 Northbound - CRASH - South of 87th St (Roberts Rd) - MP 18.2 - ALL LANES OPEN
Retweeted by Roz VaronMaking progress - overturned semi has been cleared from the OB Ryan locals nearly the Skyway - locals remain closed… https://t.co/oFuXXI77wy[Minor Delays] O'Hare-bound Blue Line trains are running w/residual delays following earlier police activity at For… https://t.co/vwIqtGiC7s
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert UP-W - Outbound train movement has resumed. Trains may be operating with extensive delays due to a grad… https://t.co/QzQZWXn2LV
Retweeted by Roz VaronTrain #16 struck a vehicle near Finley by the Lombard station. Fortunately nobody was in the car, but no trains are… https://t.co/zFcnGWnMtqOB Ryan locals remain closed 47th to the Skyway, with this overturned semi that lost its load of 80-thousand lbs of… https://t.co/rEDdN3LFMO[Minor Delays] 95th-bound Red Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier delay at Howard. Servi… https://t.co/8N0vAODBXt
Retweeted by Roz VaronAccording to @IDOT_Illinois could be another couple hours until this is cleaned up. https://t.co/FSt3DlBw6hHere's the latest on the overturned semi OB Ryan at the Skyway: OB locals diverted into expressd at 47th. 47th, Gar… https://t.co/dvOBez51LaUpdate - overturned semi, OB Ryan before the Skyway has all local lanes closed. @IDOT_Illinois forcing all locals i… https://t.co/0cqnnZ7zGZLot of emergency crews responding to this crash. Level 1 haz mat response due to a fuel spill, in addition to clean… https://t.co/1XnooCVfxJStarting our Friday morning with breaking traffic news - an overturned land fill truck is blocking all OB Ryan loca… https://t.co/DHNSfIeMNF
1/10
2020
[Minor Delays] Loop-bound Brown and Purple Line Express trains are standing at Merchandise Mart due to a sick custo… https://t.co/VncXSsnsP4
Retweeted by Roz VaronUpdate: Libertyville, US 45 now closed between Peterson and Casey with a multi-vehicle crash.[Significant Delays] 95th-bound Red Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier injured customer… https://t.co/Skz5zofzaV
Retweeted by Roz VaronUPDATE: US Hwy 45 - between Peterson Rd and Casey Rd in Libertyville is closed due to a crash.
Retweeted by Roz VaronI-88 Eastbound - CRASH - East of Randall Road - MP 116.0 - 2 left lanes blocked of 3
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert UP-NW - Train #614 expressing after Cumberland to Clybourn, due to accommodating passengers off of dela… https://t.co/vW9cPHWzVK
Retweeted by Roz VaronMetra Alert RI - Train #606, sched. to arrive LaSalle Street Station at 7:29 AM - 16 minute delay, signal problems
Retweeted by Roz VaronUpdate: 2-11 fire 4900 block of S. Aberdeen struck (under control). Level 1 Haz mat secured. https://t.co/0MHztOUF0LBreaking: Update: Level 1 haz mat response called for at the fire in the 4900 block of South Aberdeen.3 ambulances responding to the fire in the 4900 block of S. Aberdeen St. #Chicago
Retweeted by Roz Varon[Significant Delays] 95th-bound Red Line trains are running w/residual delays following earlier debris on the track… https://t.co/WJ5Cp4Hgcp
Retweeted by Roz VaronBrush fire in the 4900 block of S. Aberdeen St. Staging area at 50th and Morgan. #Chicago
Retweeted by Roz VaronHappy Friday-Eve! Overnight roadwork delays on the OB Kennedy start our morning rush today. No crashes - yet! All y… https://t.co/nLeS719EER
1/9
2020
Wishing for an easy rush - think I jinxed it! Crash, IB I-88 at Winfield causing delays, even though it’s on the si… https://t.co/38RIKT55HEHappy Wednesday! Another calm (but cold) start to the rush. The only thing you’ll need extra time for, is warming u… https://t.co/5GNt2d4K6I
1/8
2020
Update - @IDOT_Illinois clears wood debris from IB Kennedy at Belmont. Traffic still jammed! https://t.co/9udRdG6wMJTraffic hazard - Inbound Kennedy at Belmont, wood debris in the center lanes. @IDOT_Illinois on the way. https://t.co/bq8klMfbCbCLEARED: US Hwy 45 - at Butterfield Rd in Mundelein expect heavy delays due to a crash.
Retweeted by Roz VaronI-88 Westbound - VEHICLE FIRE - at ORCHARD Exit Ramp - MP 115.0 - 1 right lane blocked of 2
Retweeted by Roz VaronNew - report of a crash 130th and Stony Island.Happy Tuesday! Most overnight roadwork picked up. Kennedy express lanes should reopen to inbound traffic any time n… https://t.co/pVVVKHgWaz
1/7
2020
Metra Alert HC - Train #916, sched. to arrive Chicago Union Station at 7:32 AM - 15 to 20 minute delay, freight train interference.
Retweeted by Roz VaronLombard - WB North Ave past I-355 crash clean up with delays. https://t.co/lyMK7bjFWqI-94 Eastbound - CRASH - East of Deerfield Rd - MP 24.4 - 1 CENTER lane blocked of 6
Retweeted by Roz VaronBlue Line riders, remember: Currently and thru tomorrow night, inbound trains (toward UIC, Forest Park) will bypass… https://t.co/0H5AOBxvl9
Retweeted by Roz VaronWestbound Trains 106, 108 & 110 are all running 10-15 min late on account of train 104’s equipment issues in Michigan City.
Retweeted by Roz VaronEB I-80 starting to back up now approaching I-57 with this crash. https://t.co/qp2nHJMcCMWestbound Train 104 is having mechanical problems and is stopped in Michigan City. SSL westbound trains may exper… https://t.co/wbYtQsxTiH
Retweeted by Roz VaronKnowledge is power😁 https://t.co/JIz1n69Qln @TracyButlerABC7 You too!💕And then there’s this - new year, new toll increase in the Chicago Skyway! #KnowBeforeYouGo https://t.co/XC2dCqkc5lMetra #NewsYouCanUse https://t.co/ozMdNQUf18Happy Monday Morning! Back to work with a new closure in place at the #JaneByrneInterchange - ramp from WB Ida B We… https://t.co/bRLEmyb1eA
1/6
2020
Finally home, after an incredible Moroccan adventure! Here's the last blog - follow the journey #OnTheRoad https://t.co/xw7Wvr5ctU
1/2
2019
This has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life. One more day in Morocco, and then we head home. 🙂https://t.co/LweDGDWtKB
12/31
2019
Such a special time, celebrating holidays, history and culture in Morocco! #OnTheRoad https://t.co/sb90JdUt0v
12/29
2019
Another fascinating day in Morocco! #EnjoyTheJourney #ontheroadsp https://t.co/0CbpKK4r6Q
12/26
2019
I just realized the temps in Chicago right now are almost the same as the temps here in Morocco!! Had an amazing da… https://t.co/Lu22ZJ1dCh @therottenbunch @TracyButlerABC7 @TBrownABC7 @BabichABC7 @pathieuabc7 @StaceyBacaABC7 So sweet! Thank you, and the… https://t.co/i0KskqYYTbOur last full day in Casablanca, filled with many cultural gems❤️ https://t.co/d67WvzXWo6If I don’t get some sleep, I’ll never make it to the end of this Moroccan adventure! It’s only day 1! #Amazing https://t.co/QsxqSUbveH
12/24
2019
Time to travel! Follow the adventure here: https://t.co/D7zx2Nfrzt
12/22
2019
What’s new at this year’s #WinterWonderfest at @NavyPier ? Find out in today’s #Weekender on @ABC7Chicago 😁 https://t.co/eTlu55oK89 @MerryMixer @ABC7Chicago Thanks Brian! The Merry Mixer makes the holidays even more special!😊Happy Holiday!! It’s ##GreatChicagoLightFight winner reveal time!! Join us on @ABC7Chicago for fun and surprises!! https://t.co/a53lEf5pZv
12/20
2019
Train affected: Weekday Westbound train #114. Delay of 10 - 15 minutes due to mechanical problems at Gary Metro Station
Retweeted by Roz VaronGood Thursday Morning! Lot of #JaneByrneInterchange news today, starting with weekend closures on the Kennedy Expre… https://t.co/DAaCyKUBiE
12/19
2019
Reports of a crash NB I-55 near Rt 53. Chopper 7 on the way. Thanks @waze!! https://t.co/5kybHeZgYz @SamChatmanABC7 @ABC7Chicago You come up with some great topics! I'll be watching :)Update: Crash inbound Kennedy at Ogden cleared to the Ontario AIS (accident investigation site). Traffic’s a mess!… https://t.co/kFmTCvRcSa
12/18
2019

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