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Major Lake Shore Drive resurfacing project begins today

Updated: September 5, 2012 8:01AM

Traffic on Lake Shore Drive will be a little bit more crowded as a major resurfacing project begins today.

All four lanes in the sections between Sheridan and Foster and between Belmont and North will be resurfaced — a total of 2.75 miles.

At least two lanes will be open in both directions at all times. Southbound lanes will see no closures during the morning rush hour from 6 to 10 a.m., and all northbound lanes will remain open during the afternoon rush hour from 3 to 7 p.m.

The project, which will be paid through the city’s $7.3 billion infrastructure program, is slated to end by the first week of November.

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