City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
If you drive on the Kennedy, you’d be well-advised to avoid the downtown stretch of the expressway the next few weekends, as the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps will be taken out of commission for a major construction project.
Two lanes of southbound I-55 in the southwest suburbs will be closed to traffic on Saturday to accommodate pavement repair work.
South Siders lucky enough to attend Saturday night’s Blackhawks game could find themselves locked in traffic on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway if they wait too long to head home, the Sun-Times reports.
Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.
Lanes are expected to be closed in several locations on Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway during the day Monday, according to the Illinois Tollway Authority.