Lake Street bridge to close early Friday for testing

SHARE Lake Street bridge to close early Friday for testing

Sun-Times file photo

The Lake Street bridge over the Chicago River will close for five hours early Friday for testing.

The bridge will be closed between 12-5 a.m., according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.

Once testing is completed, one westbound lane will be closed for maintenance, according to CDOT. The other will remain open until Oct. 15.

An additional full closure of the bridge will begin at 2 a.m. Aug. 26 and last until 2 a.m. Aug. 27, according to CDOT.

Drivers heading east should turn south on Clinton, go east on Clinton, north on Wacker and east on Lake, according to CDOT. Drivers heading west on Lake should turn south on Wacker, head west on Randolph, go north on Canal and west on Lake.

The Latest
In a June 2021 incident, the Colorado nightclub shooting suspect loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and warned their frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.”
Most pizza restaurants list nutritional info by the slice. Knowing that will help you get an accurate understanding of what you’re actually consuming, nutrient-wise.
First made available in October for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss, they’re cheaper and easier to get. Here’s a guide to who can use them and how to get them.
Davis is among at least 35 children 15 and younger to be killed in Chicago this year. And he is the third person to be killed in the Austin neighborhood over the last week.
Judge will earn $40 million per season, the highest average annual payout for a position player. The contract trails only Mike Trout’s $426.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels and Mookie Betts’ $365 million pact with the Los Angeles Dodgers for biggest in baseball history.