Loop lane closures start Tuesday

Drivers headed to Chicago's Loop Tuesday will see lane closures and construction signs.

The Loop Link transit project will extend closures in place on Washington Street from Clark to State Street.

Washington will be temporarily reduced to two lanes from Wacker to State.

Drivers will still be able to access alleys and parking lots in the construction zone, Chicago Department of Transportation officials said.

The goal of the Loop Link project is to create bus-only lanes, improve traffic flow and ease congestion.
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