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Jane Byrne Interchange Flyover Ramp: Lane Closures and Detours

What you need to know about how the closures could affect your commute

Construction on the Jane Byrne Interchange for the new flyover bridge begins Tuesday night, March 10. With the construction come several lane closures and detours that could affect your commute.

Here's what you need to know about the long-term closures and the alternate routes you can take, provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation

What's Closed: The ramp from inbound I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to inbound Congress Parkway into Chicago's Loop

Estimated Time of Closure: The ramp will close in March and remain closed until it is reconstructed during a later phase of the project, according to IDOT.

Suggested Detour:

  • Exit Roosevelt Road eastbound to
  • Northbound Jefferson Street to
  • Eastbound Harrison Street to
  • Northbound Wells Street to
  • Eastbound Congress Parkway

What's Closed: The ramp from Roosevelt Road to I-290/Congress Parkway

Estimated Time of Closure: March 2015 to Summer 2016

Suggested Detour -- Inbound Congress Parkway:

  • Eastbound Roosevelt Road to
  • Northbound Jefferson Street to
  • Eastbound Harrison Street to
  • Northbound Wells Street to
  • Eastbound Congress Parkway

Suggested Detour -- Outbound I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway):

  • Westbound Roosevelt Road to
  • Northbound Ashland Avenue to
  • Westbound Van Buren Street to
  • Westbound I-290 entrance ramp on left

What's Closed: The ramp from Taylor Street to inbound Dan Ryan Expressway

Estimated Time of Closure: March 2015 to Summer 2016

Suggested Detour:

  • Eastbound Taylor Street to
  • Northbound Jefferson Street to
  • Westbound Adams Street to
  • Westbound I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway)

OTHER LANE REDUCTIONS

The inbound and outbound I-55 (Stevenson Expressway) ramps to the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway will be reduced from two lanes to one lane.

The ramp from the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the outbound Eisenhower Expressway will remain open, but it will be shifted to a temporary roadway.

The right lane of the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway from the Stevenson Expressway to Roosevelt Road will be closed.

Source: Illinois Department of Transportation

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