Chicago traffic and commuting update at 6 a.m.

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No major accidents or delays were being reported on area expressways as generally clear weather conditions prevailed Thursday morning.

No reported delays at the airports or on Metra. Some O’Hare-bound CTA Blue Line trains are operating with residual delays after a sick customer at Belmont temporarily halted service.

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:

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The Illinois Tollway Authority lane closure map.Traffic trouble spots mapped in realtime via sigaret.com:

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