Chicago traffic and commuting update at 6 a.m.

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A look at the Illinois-Indiana state line view on 80/94 at 6:30 – or what passes for a view in heavy fog. | Illinois Department of Transportation

The roads and expressways were are quiet, though fog is spread throughout the area, to start Friday, but that could change this afternoon.

Cool temperatures and showers are in the forecast, which could impact the evening rush:

Also, the Beach Boys and Kool & the Gang are at Montrose Beach for an outdoor show at The Dock. So expect backups on Lake Shore Drive heading northbound.

No reported delays at the airports or on Metra or the CTA.

There are a number of closures, daily and long term, through the Illinois Tollway system. Check the state’s map for the latest on impacted areas:


The Illinois Tollway Authority lane closure map.

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