Major construction has begun on Lake Shore Drive. As one of the city’s busiest roads, officials are asking motorist to avoid that stretch if they can by using the Dan Ryan/Kennedy Expressway or public transit.
- Dates: 8/27 -10/6
- Where: Lake Shore Drive between LaSalle and Monroe, reduced to two lanes each way
- What: Resurfacing of Lake Shore Drive. The inner two lanes of each direction will be closed during the first phase of repairs, then the outer two lanes. Additional work includes the ramps at at Randolph Street, Illinois Street and Lower Wacker Drive. Urgent repairs will also be made on the Lake Shore Drive bridge over LaSalle Street at North Avenue. Closures on LaSalle Street for those improvements already began Tuesday.
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