By Jen DeSalvo, WLS-AM News and Traffic
(CHICAGO) More construction is to begin on Lake Shore Drive Sunday night, and this time it is at the Stevenson interchange.
According to a news release from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), overnight lane closures will take place over several days starting on Sunday, Jan. 10 and concluding on Friday, Jan. 15, weather permitting. The roadwork includes a complete closure of southbound Lake Shore Drive (U.S. 41).
All southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive will shut down near Solider Field at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, with planned reopening at 5 a.m. Monday. This same closure will continue on each night from Tuesday, Jan. 12 through Friday, Jan. 15th. Traffic will be directed from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the southbound Stevenson ramp to exit at State Street.
For motorists traveling southbound on Lake Shore Drive, it is recommended to exit the drive at Roosevelt Road, proceed west to State Street, then turn left to travel south on State Street to the Stevenson entrance ramp.
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