AARoads Forum

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  


Take a look at the new Travel board for travel-related discussion!

Author Topic: Chicago - Lake Shore Drive (US 41) south extension begins construction  (Read 2498 times)


  • *
  • Offline Offline

  • Posts: 2319
  • Location: Appleton, WI USA
  • Last Login: November 30, 2015, 02:10:29 AM

Construction just started on a southward extension of Lake Shore Drive (US 41) in Chicago, extending it to the site of the former USX South Chicago steel works, now under redevelopment.


(Maybe there will soon be another attempt to finish North Lake Shore Drive in the city, too.)


Interesting.  I'd like to see a detailed map of this project.


« Last Edit: July 04, 2012, 11:43:57 AM by mgk920 »

Stephane Dumas

  • *
  • Offline Offline

  • Posts: 1295
  • Last Login: November 30, 2015, 10:03:38 PM

I'd lke to see a detailed map as well. :D

Currently, LSD/US-41 ends at Marquette Drive and South Jeffrey Avenue
and it might connect to that gap of South Avenue

It would had been more cool if they connect it to the Skyway(I-90)



  • *
  • Offline Offline

  • Posts: 1657
  • Age: 39
  • Location: Bolingbrook, IL
  • Last Login: August 24, 2015, 11:21:55 AM

That (Skyway connection) might still come to fruition. Look at the map about halfway down the article that is over the 2nd video.


It has an angle SW toward the Skyway at S Harbor Ave.
I knew it. I'm surrounded by assholes. Keep firing, assholes! - Dark Helmet (Spaceballs)


Opinions expressed here on belong solely to the poster and do not represent or reflect the opinions or beliefs of AARoads, its creators and/or associates.