Cracked Lake Shore Drive Bridge Reopens


A portion of northbound Lake Shore Drive reopened Tuesday after having been shut down for more than 24 hours because of two cracked steel beams.

City officials put a temporary fix in place to hold up the damaged bridge, and they provided some answers as to what exactly caused the problem.

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But questions remain about the condition of the rest of the city’s bridges, especially in light of the recent extreme weather.

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