CHICAGO (CBS) — Testing on the Lake Street Bridge will begin Friday morning, closing the bridge to traffic.
It will be closed beginning Friday at midnight through 5:00 a.m. over the South Branch for balancing and testing.READ MORE: Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Chicago Homicide Suspect At Bristol Gas Station After Two-State Crime Spree; Suspect Shot Police K-9 During Confrontation
That’s according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.
The testing is ahead of the upcoming boating season.READ MORE: South Side Pastor Teaching Children, Teens Life Lessons Through Boxing
The Chicago Sun-Times reports eastbound traffic on Lake will be rerouted through Clinton, Washington and Wacker.
Westbound traffic will be rerouted along Wacker, Randolph and Canal.MORE NEWS: Man, Woman Robbed At Gunpoint In Bucktown
Those using public transportation are asked to check CTA’s website to see how the closures will affect bus and train service.