Busy South Side bridge temporarily closed due to fire

UPDATE 3/24/23 6:20 AM: The road has reopened.


ORIGINAL STORY: A fire underneath a bridge has closed part of P.J. McArdle Roadway on the South Side.

The viaduct connects the South Side to the Liberty Bridge.

The fire was reported just after 1 a.m. First responders put up barriers soon after.

Back in 2017, fire from a homeless encampment damaged the viaduct.


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Channel 11 reached out to the city to try to get information and to see how long the roadway will be closed.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as information becomes available.

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