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Damen Avenue In Wicker Park Will Close This Week For Emergency Water Repairs

The city's Department of Water Management will close Damen Avenue between Pierce and North avenues Wednesday-Friday.

The Damen CTA Blue Line stop in Wicker Park.
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WICKER PARK — A part of Damen Avenue will close this week for emergency water repairs.

The city’s Department of Water Management will close Damen Avenue between Pierce and North avenues Wednesday through Friday, Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said in an email.

Businesses and local driveways will remain accessible during the repair work.

Credit: 2nd Ward / Provided

Northbound traffic on Damen will be rerouted at Division Street to Western Avenue, which commuters will take north to North Avenue. Southbound traffic will be rerouted along the same route in the opposite direction.

The No. 50 Damen Avenue bus will also be detoured along this route.

Credit: 2nd Ward / Provided

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