Overnight Closure For Beam Erection

April 8, 2015

This Saturday Of Ramp From NB Mannheim Road To EB I-190 And Temporary Closures Of NB Mannheim Road

Mike Claffey    312.744.0707


Additional Temporary 15 minute Closures Planned Next Saturday Overnight on Mannheim Road

Drivers can expect overnight closures the next two Saturdays at Mannheim Rd. and I-190 to erect beams for the new Balmoral Ave. extension bridge, weather permitting, it was announced by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Department of Aviation.

This Saturday, April 11th, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., motorists can expect:

* The full closure of the entrance ramp to eastbound I-190 from northbound Mannheim Rd. The entrance ramp will reopen to automobile traffic at 7 a.m. Sunday.

* Temporary 15 minute full stops on northbound Mannheim Rd.

A detour will be posted during the closure: the detour will use northbound Mannheim to westbound I-190, exiting at Bessie Coleman Drive to access eastbound I-190.

Weather permitting on Saturday, April 18th, between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., motorists can expect:

* Temporary 15 minute full stops on both the northbound and southbound lanes of Mannheim Rd. for beam erection.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Alternate routes are strongly recommended.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

This Balmoral Ave. extension bridge project is funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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