Lake Shore Drive reopens after being closed for helicopter lift

August 11, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Both north and southbound lanes were expected to remain shut down until 9 a.m., but they were reopened ahead of schedule.

The closure was in place because a helicopter was delivering air conditioning equipment to a high-rise building.

Lakefront paths were also closed for part of the time, and some area parking was restricted.

Detour routes were posted.

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