Water Main Break Causes Road Closures in East Chicago

The City of East Chicago is reminding motorists of temporary road closures in the area of the Michigan Avenue/Guthrie Avenue intersection due to a water-main break that occurred Monday. The closure also includes the Cline Avenue Ramp to Michigan Avenue and other roadways in the vicinity of Guthrie and Michigan Avenues. We have a complete list of detours available at our website and on social media. If you would like more information, please feel free to contact the East Chicago Water Department.

The following are recommendations on alternative routes for truck and vehicular traffic:

Coming from Cline Avenue:
· Cline North/South to Columbus Drive West to Euclid Avenue
· Euclid Avenue heading North to Michigan Avenue
· Michigan Avenue heading East to Dickey Road

Coming from Dickey Road:
· Dickey Road South to Michigan Avenue
· Michigan Avenue West to Euclid Avenue South to Columbus Drive or Chicago Avenue; or
· Michigan Avenue West to Kennedy Avenue South to Chicago Avenue