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Some roads open, others closed during final Wacker Drive work

Updated: July 19, 2012 6:11AM

Here’s how to get around when the final phase of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project starts Monday:


◆ Reopened to all pedestrian, bicycle and eastbound vehicular traffic

◆ North sidewalk accessible for east-west pedestrian traffic


◆ Remains closed to all vehicular traffic

◆ North sidewalk accessible to east-west pedestrian traffic


◆ Now closed to all vehicular traffic

◆ Bridge crossing Wacker between Jackson and Adams to accommodate high volume of pedestrians using Union Station; moveable bridge in place for access to 300 S. Wacker, 250 S. Wacker and 200 S. Wacker

Van Buren

◆ Becomes two-way street beginning Friday

◆ Accessible to two-way traffic from Friday until mid-July for motorists and cyclists


◆ Remains open to two-way traffic from Lake Street to Van Buren

◆ Accessible to northbound and southbound traffic for motorists and cyclists

◆ Accessible to all north-south pedestrian traffic


◆ Accessible to northbound traffic for motorists, cyclists

◆ Accessible to north and south pedestrian traffic

Source: Chicago Department of Transportation

Tina Sfondeles

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