As of 5:34 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, the Village of Mount Prospect has continued to keep a close watch on Tri-State Electronics, 200 W. Northwest Highway. Westbound lanes on Northwest Highway between Pine and Elmhurst Avenues remain closed. However, traffic is still moving in both directions. Northwest Highway continues to be down to two lanes from four lanes near the structure due to a potential building collapse.Offiicials want to take necessary precautions and prohibit foot traffic and limit vehicle traffic due to the uncertainity of the structure at this point.
Crews expect to stabilize the structure Thursday (10/10) morning. The Village of Mount Prospect will reevaluate opening the closed lanes between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning depending on the situation. Safety is our top priority. We will continue to update you with developments on our Home Page under News as information becomes available.