Retaining wall falls near bridge by Chicago Skyway on the South Side

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87th Street between Chicago and Anthony avenues | Google Maps

A retaining wall fell near a bridge for the Norfolk Southern Rail train tracks on the South Side, scattering debris on the street and delaying traffic by the Chicago Skyway.

The wall collapsed about 2 a.m. on 87th Street between Chicago and Anthony Avenues, Chicago police and a spokesperson from the Department of Streets and Sanitation said. It is unclear what caused the collapse. No injuries or additional property damage have been reported.

Police, as well as a representative from Norfolk Southern Rail, Chicago Fire and Streets and Sanitation departments are on the scene, police and Sanitation said.

CTA has rerouted buses. Commuters can expect minor delays.

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Authorities did not say when the street would be cleared.

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