Lake Shore Drive bridge to close for inspection Thursday night

(CHICAGO) The Lake Shore Drive bridge over the Chicago River will be closed for inspection from late Thursday night to early Friday morning.

The bridge will close for maintenance and inspection at 10 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from the Chicago Department of Transportation. The closure will last until 2 a.m. Friday.

Northbound traffic will be detoured via the Randolph exit to mid-level Wacker, Columbus, Illinois and back onto Lake Shore, CDOT said. Southbound traffic will be detoured via Grand, Columbus and Randolph.