In coordination with the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Lake Shore Drive Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed from Wednesday, September 11 at 11:00 PM. to Thursday, September 12 at 5:00 AM. The full closure is necessary for crews to complete maintenance work along the bridge.
The northbound lanes of upper and lower Lake Shore Drive will be diverted to Wacker Drive, which will direct motorists to northbound Columbus Drive, then eastbound Illinois Street, and back to northbound Lake Shore Drive.
The southbound lanes of upper and lower Lake Shore Drive will be detoured to westbound Grand Avenue, which will direct motorists to southbound Columbus Drive, then eastbound Randolph Street, and back to southbound Lake Shore Drive.