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.

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CDOT recommends that motorists traveling north turn west on Cermak Road and north on Lumber Street to Canal Street.

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Motorists who travel south should turn south west on Lumber Street then east on Canal Street.

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The Chicago Sun-Times reports the bridge will also be closed to pedestrians.