Overnight ramp closures scheduled on Kennedy this weekend

CHICAGO (STMW) - Closures are scheduled for the weekend on the Kennedy Expressway during the overnight hours for construction on the Jane Byrne Interchange.

The right lane from Jackson Boulevard to the Eisenhower Expressway will be closed between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday and between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The ramp from the inbound Kennedy to the outbound Eisenhower will also be closed during those times, according to IDOT.

Traffic will be detoured to the outbound Dan Ryan and the 18th Street interchange to access the outbound Eisenhower via the inbound Dan Ryan.

The closures are for the ongoing construction of the new Halsted Street Bridge, part of the Jane Byrne Interchange project.