CHICAGO (CBS) — Intense heat caused Lake Shore Drive to buckle at 43rd Street in Bronzeville on Wednesday.

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A gaping hole was visible in the inbound lane.

The road remained open Wednesday night with cars going around the hole, but there was no word on how long it would take crews to make repairs.