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Franklin Street bridge to be raised Friday for maintenance work

They will be lifting the bridge in intervals starting 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Bridges over the Chicago River on Aug. 9, 2020.
The Franklin Street Bridge will be lifted starting 9:30 a.m. April 23, 2021.
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The Chicago Department for Transportation announced they will be lifting the Franklin Street Bridge starting 9:30 a.m. Friday.

They will be performing maintenance work and the bridge will be lifted for “brief” intervals to minimize traffic delays, officials said.

The work will be complete by 2 p.m., officials said.