Jane Byrne Interchange Lane Closures

Drivers using the Jane Byrne interchange face major closures starting Tuesday night.

The downtown interchange is where Congress Parkway and the Dan Ryan, Eisenhower, and Kennedy expressways meet. It's been under construction for about a year and a half.

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Workers are set to start on a new flyover bridge connecting the Dan Ryan and the Eisenhower. Beginning Tuesday at 10:00 pm, the ramp from Roosevelt Road onto I-290 and from Taylor Street onto the inbound Dan Ryan will close. Several more major closures will hit by Friday and run through Summer 2016.

Here’s a full list from the Illinois Department of Transportation:

“Starting Tuesday night, the following closures and detours will go into effect:

• The ramp from Roosevelt Road to I-290/Congress Parkway will be closed. Detour routes will be posted. Motorists will be directed to continue east on Roosevelt Road to connect with Congress Parkway via Jefferson, Harrison and Wells streets. To connect with the outbound Eisenhower, motorists will be directed to continue west on Roosevelt Road and utilize Ashland Avenue and Van Buren Street.
• The ramp from Taylor Street to the inbound Dan Ryan (outbound Kennedy) will be closed. A detour route will be posted, directing motorists to use Taylor Street to Jefferson Street and re-enter the expressway at the Adams Street entrance ramp.

Staging work on I 90/94 will continue Wednesday and Thursday night.

Friday morning by 5 a.m., the following closures will be in place:

• The ramp from the inbound Dan Ryan to inbound Congress Parkway will be closed. A detour route will be posted, directing motorists to exit on Roosevelt Road to access Congress Parkway via Jefferson, Harrison and Wells streets.
• The inbound and outbound Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) ramps to the Dan Ryan will be reduced from two lanes to one lane.
• The right lane of the inbound Dan Ryan from the Stevenson to Roosevelt Road will be closed.
The ramp from the inbound Dan Ryan to the outbound Eisenhower will remain open, but shifted to a temporary roadway. The four lanes from Roosevelt Street to Van Buren Street will be narrowed.”

Check out the closures and detour maps below.

- The ramp from inbound I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to inbound Congress Parkway into Chicago’s Loop will be closed. DETOUR {Link to detour map}

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

- The ramp from Roosevelt Road to I-290/Congress Parkway will be closed. DETOUR  - Inbound Congress Parkway {Link to detour map}

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

- DETOUR  - Outbound I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) {Link to detour map}

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

- The ramp from Taylor Street to inbound Dan Ryan Expressway will be closed. DETOUR {Link to detour map}

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

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

- The ramp from the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the outbound Eisenhower Expressway will remain open, but shifted to a temporary roadway. {Link to lane reduction map}

- The right lane of the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway from the Stevenson Expressway to Roosevelt Road will be closed. {Link to lane reduction map}

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