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Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive pavement buckles in heat

Posted By Equipment World Staff On July 6, 2010 @ 12:24 am In Construction News | No Comments

The Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire reports [1]that Lake Shore Drive on the Near South Side of Chicago buckled about 6 p.m. Monday because of heat, Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Bobby Ware.

The buckling of the road occurred at 1900 South Lake Shore Drive in an area just north of McCormick Place, according to witness reports, the Sun-Times reports. There was buckling across two lanes closest to the median, then about 10 yards south there was buckling across the two outer southbound lanes, according to the report.

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[1] Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire reports : http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/2466996,lake-shore-drive-caves-roosevelt-070510.article

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