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Cars travel along the inbound lane of the Kennedy Expressway near the Montrose Avenue exit as a train passes by while left lanes are closed for construction.

Cars travel along the inbound lane of the Kennedy Expressway near the Montrose Avenue exit as a train passes by while left lanes are closed for construction.

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Chicago traffic is bad. How is it affecting people?

Construction on the Kennedy is expected to wrap up in the fall of 2023. But until then, lane shifts and overnight lane closures will continue causing major delays. Plus, road closures to accommodate the Nascar event have already begun and are expected to last beyond the event in early July.

Reset checks in with drivers and cyclists about how this affects their morale and sense of safety, and hears how people are adapting to congestion and traffic in Chicago.

GUESTS: Rick Resnick, owner of See it All mini tour bus company

Audrey Wennink, senior director of transportation at the Metropolitan Planning Council

Sharon Hoyer, cyclist and Streetsblog Chicago freelance journalist

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