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Kennedy lanes reopened after spilled bricks blocked traffic

All lanes on the northbound Kennedy Expressway have reopened on the Near West Side after a load of bricks spilled from a semi and scattered across two lanes early Thursday.

The spill occurred about 2 a.m. on the northbound Kennedy near Lake, according to Illinois State Police.

The two right lanes were blocked by debris, but all lanes were reopened to traffic by 4 a.m., state police said.

Bricks that fell from a truck block parts of the Kennedy Expressway near Lake Street early Thursday. / photo from Network Video Productions