CHICAGO (CBS) — Repairs on a retaining wall at the Lawrence Avenue exit will force lane closures on June 17 at the exit and entrance ramps to the eastbound Kennedy (1-90.)
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the project will require overnight lane and ramp closures on the eastbound Kennedy at Lawrence from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. Fridays and 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened Inside And Outside Those Walls
IDOT added that motorists can expect delays and allow for extra time driving through the area. Drivers are also expected to pay attention to flaggers and other construction zone workers in the area.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat Continues
The work is expected to be finished by mid-August.MORE NEWS: Climate Change And Chicago's Lake Michigan Shoreline: What The Future May Hold And The Action Being Taken
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