CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago’s Lakefront Trail is closed due to high waves and icy conditions as a winter storm approaches.
According to the Chicago Park District, the bike and pedestrian trails from Oak to Ohio streets are closed. The trails have been closed since Friday.READ MORE: Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Teachers Union Say They're Close To A Deal As They Continue Negotiations On COVID Safety
#ChiLFTAlert: Due to high waves & icy conditions, the lakefront trail is closed from Oak St. to Ohio St., until further notice. Barricades have been placed on site. For updates, please stay connected to our social media and website at https://t.co/SWzDWbd1sj pic.twitter.com/ZTHYaopZaP
— Chicago ParkDistrict (@ChicagoParks) January 22, 2021READ MORE: Video From Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo To Be Released On Thursday, COPA Says
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Who Is Adam Toldeo?
There is a Lakeshore Flood Advisory from Lake County, IL to Lake County, IN, in effect. Waves up to 12-feet are possible.