Long Term Ramp Closure in Place Until Summer 2016
Starting at 6 a.m. this morning the exit ramp along I-794 northbound to Lincoln Memorial Drive will close long term. This closure is all part of the I-794 Lakefront Gateway Project.
Construction will involve the realignment and improvement of all the Lincoln Memorial Drive ramps as well as the surrounding area within the Lake Interchange.
Drivers wishing to access Lincoln Memorial Drive or any of the museums along that route will need to continue along I-794 and exit the freeway at Milwaukee Street and go from there.
Watch for areas of slowing and congestion on the city streets near downtown as drivers utilize the detour to get to where they need to go.
Repairs and upgrades to the ramp are expected to be completed by summer, with the project as a whole wrapping by the Fall of 2016.