Lanes were closed for about four hours Friday morning after scaffolding fell from the Chicago Stock Exchange building.
Both scaffolding and other items had fallen to the street at 3:05 a.m. from 440 S. La Salle St., according to police and fire officials.
Firefighters helped clear some of the debris and had returned by 4:45 a.m. No one was injured, authorities said.
Westbound lanes of Congress Parkway were closed near Clark Street until about 7 a.m., police said.
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