The North-to-East Ramp (also known as Ramp NE), connecting the Northbound Dan Ryan (I-90/94) to Eastbound Ida B. Wells Drive (Ramp NE) was closed in the Spring of 2014 for the construction of the North-to-West Flyover Ramp. Although the bridge was completed on time, the ramp will not reopen until after the work along the adjacent Eastbound I-290 bridge is completed (Fall 2019).
North-to-East Flyover Ramp features include:
- One lane with shoulders on each side
- New signage
- Improved lighting
The project extends from just north of Harrison Street, where the North-to-East Ramp diverges from the North-to-West Flyover Ramp and ends where the North-to-East Flyover Ramp ties into the Eastbound Ida B. Wells Drive Bridge.
Lane closures, changes in traffic patterns, reductions in the speed limit and the presence of workers and equipment create an environment that demands drivers refrain from behavior that could create a distraction. The rules are very simple: See orange. Slow down. Save lives.
The Department appreciates your patience and understanding as we work to improve the multi-modal connections in your community. If you have questions or comments regarding construction activities, please submit via Contact Us. Sign-up on our email list to receive construction announcements.