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Chicago Marathon Street Closures

Posted on October 6, 2016

The 39th running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is Sunday, October 9th. The Chicago Marathon involves extensive street closures throughout the City and, if you live on one of the streets along the route, you must move your vehicle to another location by Saturday, October 8th. Towing of vehicles begins at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 9th. Vehicles on the street at 1:00 a.m. will be ticketed and towed. Please be on the lookout for ‘No Parking’ signs along the following streets and in your neighborhood.

Street Closures and Parking Restrictions
• LaSalle Street: Jackson Boulevard to Stockton Drive
• Stockton Drive: LaSalle Drive to Fullerton Drive
• Fullerton Drive: Stockton Drive to Cannon Drive
• Cannon Drive: Fullerton Drive to Sheridan Road
• Sheridan Road: Diversey Parkway to Belmont Avenue
• Broadway Street: Addison Street to Diversey Parkway
• Clark Street: Diversey Parkway to Webster Avenue
• Webster Avenue: Clark Street to Sedgwick Street
• Sedgwick Street: Webster Avenue to North Avenue
• North Avenue: Sedgwick Street to Wells Street
• Wells Street: North Avenue to Hubbard Street

Route street closures will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday and streets will re-open as soon as the final runners pass through. The Chicago Police Department will close and re-open streets to ensure runner and spectator safety.

The following routes are scheduled to be available, however, additional streets may be closed by the Chicago Police Department if deemed necessary.

Available Routes
• Lake Shore Drive’s north and southbound lanes will remain open.
• Inner Lake Shore Drive’s north and southbound lanes will remain open from Diversey Parkway to Belmont Avenue Access to Lake Shore Drive will remain open at Belmont Avenue
• Clybourn Avenue will remain open.
• Lincoln Avenue north of Sedgwick Street will remain open.
• Clark Street north of Diversey Parkway will remain open.
• Halsted Street north of Adams Street will remain open.

Click here for a full list of street closures. Good luck to all the runners!

(Source: Alderman Michele Smith, 43rd Ward)

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