Some area highways shut down, vehicles stuck in water amid Flood Warning at Chicago River

There is a Flood Warning at the Chicago River until further notice, according to the National Weather Service.

MWRD reversed the flow of the Chicago River to ease flooding downtown.Interstate 55 was shut down in both directions near Pulaski Road due to ongoing flooding Sunday morning, Illinois State Police said.

All lanes of eastbound Interstate 290 are shut down due to flooding, with traffic being diverted to Des Plaines Avenue near Forest Park, ISP said. IDOT has been working to remove the flood waters to reopen the roadway. READ MORE

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