How bad is rush hour in chicago on I-55 South to St. Louis?

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  1. statik213

    statik213 Golden Member

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    and am trying to figure out when I should leave tommorow, planning on hitting the Navy pier area.....
     
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    Well, I've never been that far west, but the words "rush hour" lead me to assume that it's like any other highway during rush hour, i.e. bad.
     
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    Where are you starting out and where are you ending your trip at?
     
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    Leave Chicago by 3:00 P.M.
     
  5. statik213

    statik213 Golden Member

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    Leaving N chicago, to St. Louis.
     
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    Dunbar Platinum Member

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    From downtown it's among the worst congested at rush hour. I'd definitely get on I55 no later than 3pm, 2pm is even better.
     
  7. Arkitech

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    can't speak for I-55 but 294 going south in the morning past Ohare takes me about 2 hours and another 3 in the evening. And that's going around the city, I would imagine going through it with all the early summer construction is probably horrendous.
     
  8. statik213

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    cool -- thanks, will high tail it out at 2:00 pm.