Chicago traffic and commuting update at 6 a.m.

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Weather and road conditions were clear for the rush hour commute at 6 a.m. Friday.

Besides a crash on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway near Austin Boulevard, no other major incidents were reported.

CTA and Metra trains were running smoothly.

The day will be mostly sunny, followed by a slight chance of rain after 4 p.m. Expect a high of 83 degrees.

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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