CHICAGO (CBS) — The Loomis Street Bridge over the Chicago River’s South Branch will be closed for a day starting Tuesday morning as a new concrete bike lane sets.
The Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge – which connects Pilsen and Bridgeport – will be closed from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Clouds, Showers Possible As Area Awaits Warming Trend
The bike lane project is expected to be complete by October.READ MORE: Madrigal, Mendick Homer As White Sox Pound Twins 16-4
Northbound traffic on Loomis Street will be rerouted to Archer Avenue southwest to Ashland Avenue, north on Ashland Avenue to Cermak Road, and east on Cermak Road back to Loomis Street. Southbound traffic will take the same path in reverse order.MORE NEWS: Lily Cache Creek Trail Closed In Bolingbrook After Woman, Dog Attacked By Coyote