CHICAGO (CBS) — On Friday morning and afternoon, the Wells Street bridge will be closed to all traffic.
The Chicago Department of Transportation says the closure, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will allow for testing and maintenance ahead of boating season.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Black Ice, Frostbite Risk As Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Tuesday
CDOT recommends that motorists traveling north turn west on Cermak Road and north on Lumber Street to Canal Street.READ MORE: Pfizer Starting Study Of Vaccine Geared Toward Omicron Variant
Motorists who travel south should turn south west on Lumber Street then east on Canal Street.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Best Way To Melt All That Ice
The Chicago Sun-Times reports the bridge will also be closed to pedestrians.