Traffic On Illinois Expressways Drop Due To Stay-At-Home Order

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By WBBM Newsradio 780 AM & 105.9 FM

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- For those who still have to drive to and from work, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order has made a big impact on how fast they get where they’re going.According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, traffic on Chicago area expressways was down anywhere from 29 to 45 percent this April compared with April 2019.For instance, IDOT said that on the Kennedy Expressway, the number of work week inbound vehicles dropped from 1.1 million vehicles to 626,000, a 45 percent drop.