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Danger on LFT curve at Oak
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I'm sharing a story as both a warning and a poll. I commute from Lakeview to River North and use the LFT for all of the north/south portion of my commute. This morning at about 6am (pitch black out)…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tricolor 23 hours ago.

 

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Tricolor replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I walked through on Sunday and saw all sorts of damage from OAk the way up to North Ave. The asphalt tears up pretty easily. The waves weren't this bad but a few people less lucky than me got a soaking on the curve:"
23 hours ago
Jennifer on the lake replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Ah, spring!"
Sunday
Tom A.K. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"That green fencing protectng the work has probably been washed away by the 18 foot waves and is now resting on the bottom of the lake near Gary, Indiana."
Saturday
Ernesto Lube replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"AY! So what's going to happen to the section that was being fixed the last couple of days. Section at Ohio St. Beach. "
Saturday
Tom A.K. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
""For today,4-14-18 Saturday and Sunday 4-15-18: * LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY * LAKE SHORE FLOODING...Strong northeast winds will result in waves of 10 to 16 ft. * TIMING...Late tonight…"
Saturday
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I remember those even more unrideable days."
Apr 13
Tom A.K. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Lake Shore Flood Advisory: 4-13-18, 3 p.m. to 4:15, 10 a.m. Oak Street Curve Bike Path Warning. N.W.S."
Apr 13
SixtyTwoPercent replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Yup, you and I had the identical experience AM. For ten or so years I rode the path and for fun, I'd give Lake Michigan the finger and say I won again this year. Then, I too went down and slid, and slid. Not a good feeling.  Now that I…"
Apr 1
Tom A.K. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"OMG ! !"
Mar 23
Brian W replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Yea, I fell on my ass at that curve on Monday."
Mar 23
Brian W replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"And it's not even just that curve! There's some damage on the LFP just north of navy pier, and cyclists can either slow to a crawl (or dismount) to go over the damaged path, or ride on the walk path that sits right up against the lake.…"
Mar 23
Tom A.K. replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Ahhh, the olden' days!"
Mar 23
curt(is) locke replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I don't think a 3ft. wall is practical nor would it be utterly effective. Really, folks need to use the tools in their skulls."
Mar 23
Ernesto Lube replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"Yes, be careful out there. I've ridden it Monday - today. Today was the easy day... Monday was horrible! They should build a 3' wall around that edge. "
Mar 21
Tricolor replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"It can get pretty hairy there when there's a good wind form the north. I haven't seen if the new stepped curb helps or makes it worse. But even the area with breakwaters can still be dangerous. A few years ago there was a nasty storm on…"
Mar 21
curt(is) locke replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I truly fail to understand how a regular user of this portion of the LFT would not have an alternate route for days when lake waves and ice conditions are as such."
Mar 19

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