CDOT Announces Closures Ahead of March Bridge Lifts

The Chicago Department of Transportation announced that from Thursday through the end of March, bridges over the Chicago River will be raised and lowered to ensure they are working. 

The lifts are in preparation for the scheduled weekend lifts that will take place from mid-April through June. 

See below for a full schedule of the daytime and weeknight closures this month:

Weekday closures:
Washington Street Bridge – Thursday, March 17 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Randolph Street Bridge – Friday, March 18 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Franklin Street Bridge – Monday, March 21 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
LaSalle Street Bridge – Tuesday, March 22 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Clark Street Bridge – Wednesday, March 23 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Dearborn Street Bridge – Thursday, March 24 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
State Street Bridge – Monday, March 28 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Wabash Avenue Bridge – Tuesday, March 29 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM
Columbus Avenue Bridge – Wednesday, March 30 from 9:30AM ‐ 2:30PM

Weeknight closure:
Michigan Avenue Bridge – Thursday, March 31 to Friday, April 1 from10:00PM ‐ 5:00AM

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