CHICAGO (CBS) — The Wells Street Bridge will be closed to traffic early Sunday morning because of testing and maintenance.
It’s for the upcoming boating season.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
The bridge will be closed beginning at midnight and will reopen at 5:00 a.m.READ MORE: Snow, Black Ice Cause Multi-Vehicle Pile Up On Interstate 90
The Chicago Department of Transportation says motorists and pedestrians traveling southbound to turn west on Kinzie Street to LaSalle Street Bridge during the closure.
CDOT says south of the closure, people can proceed on LaSalle Street or turn west on Wacker Drive, then south on Wells.MORE NEWS: Upcoming Report From Northwestern Medicine Gives Clues About How Long COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger
Those using public transportation are asked to check the CTA’s website for any impacts to service on the Brown Line.