West Side road closure scheduled for Metra track maintenance

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The Chicago Department of Transportation announced a road closure for Metra track maintenance in the Fulton River District on the West Side beginning Saturday.

Clinton Street between Fulton and Kinzie streets will be closed at 4 a.m. Saturday for the scheduled maintenance, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation. The stretch of Clinton Street will remain closed until 5 a.m. on May 10.

A detour will direct vehicles and bicycles to use Desplaines Street from Fulton and Kinzie streets, CDOT said.

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