'Torrential' Downpour Causes Major Headaches On Roadways

09/23/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Much of the city and suburbs are recovering after up to 7.5 inches of rain came in a "torrential" downpour from the Friday night and Saturday's storm.

As of 11:30 a.m., the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) is closed westbound between the Circle and Mannheim and eastbound from Sacramento and Damen, according to a release from Illinois State Police.

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