The Reason Behind The Stoplight On Lake Shore Drive

Does the light at LSD and Chicago Ave. cause or prevent more traffic?
Does the light at LSD and Chicago Ave. cause or prevent more traffic? Paula Friedrich/WBEZ
Does the light at LSD and Chicago Ave. cause or prevent more traffic?
Does the light at LSD and Chicago Ave. cause or prevent more traffic? Paula Friedrich/WBEZ

The Reason Behind The Stoplight On Lake Shore Drive

Anyone who’s commuted on Lake Shore Drive knows that the trip home can leave you stuck around the Streeterville neighborhood from 10 to 30 minutes. That’s because there’s a stoplight there; the only one on all of the North Lake Shore Drive. Curious City dug into why the light is there, and if it will be a part of Lake Shore Drive in the future. Morning Shift talked to Monica Eng about what they found.