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Wilson Avenue Bridge Over Chicago River Closed For Most Of October

Vehicles will need to take a detour while a crew paints the bridge.

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LINCOLN SQUARE — For most of October, commuters who need to cross the Chicago River should avoid the Wilson Avenue bridge.

Through Oct. 20, city crews will be painting the bridge as part of an infrastructure project.

While crews are working, the bridge will be completely closed to vehicles, however one side of the bridge will still be open to pedestrians.

Drivers should follow detour signs posted for Western Avenue, according to the office of Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th).

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