Dan Ryan lane closures set for overnight Monday and Tuesday

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Several lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway will close overnight Monday and Tuesday for work on the 63rd Street bridge reconstruction.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, the left lane of the inbound express lanes will be closed at 63rd Street, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. A second lane will close at 11 p.m.The left lane of the southbound express lanes will close at 9 p.m. Monday, and a second lane will close at 11 p.m.

All northbound express lanes will be closed between midnight and 5 a.m. Tuesday, and all southbound express lanes will be closed between 1-5 a.m. Tuesday.

All lanes will be reopened by 6 a.m. Tuesday, in time for the morning commute.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, the right lane of the northbound local lanes will be closed, with a second lane closing at 10 p.m. The 71st Street entrance ramp will also close at 10 p.m.

All lanes and ramps will reopen by 5 a.m. Wednesday.

The closures are necessary to reconfigure the work zone for the 63rd Street bridge reconstruction, according to IDOT.Drivers should expect delays and allow extra time for trips through the area.

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