Overnight closures to begin on Jackson for new Union Station work

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Nighttime closures of Jackson Boulevard between Canal and Clinton Streets are scheduled to begin Monday for the relocation of water and sewer mains as a part of the new Union Station Transit Center construction.

The one-block closure will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three weeks. The street will re-open before the morning rush hour, and traffic will be detoured during the nighttime closures, according to a statement from the Chicago Department of Transportation.

Eastbound Jackson Boulevard traffic will be detoured southbound to Clinton Street, eastbound to Van Buren Street, northbound to Canal Street, and then back to eastbound Jackson Boulevard, according to the statement.