Maps: How the NATO conference will affect getting around Chicago
NATO summit: How the conference will affect getting around in Chicago
Leaders of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states will come to Chicago on May 20-21 for a major summit.Federal and city officials announced parking and driving restrictions Friday. Most of the closures surrounded the summit site, McCormick Place, while others surrounded the locations where visiting leaders will attend specific events.
Some interstates and downtown roads will see intermittent traffic delays and road closings
to allow motorcades to travel to and from McCormick Place and other event sites.
Around McCormick Place
Metra Electric District closings
The FAA will be issuing a Temporary Flight Restriction, limiting flight activity to specific zones.
All city of Chicago-owned or -operated bridges over the Chicago River will be closed
to boats with masts between 7 a.m. on May 18 and 7 a.m. May 21.
CTA bus reroutes
More than 25 CTA bus routes will be affected by NATO summit street closures. The routes are listed below. Click on the link to see the changes.
- No. 2 Hyde Park Express
- No. 3 King Drive
- No. 4 Cottage Grove
- No. 6 Jackson Park Express
- No. 10 Museum of Science & Industry
- No. 12 Roosevelt
- No. 14 Jeffery Express
- No. 18 16th/18th
- No. 20 Madison
- No. 21 Cermak
- No. 22 Clark
- No. 26 South Shore Express
- No. X28 Stony Island Express
- No. 29 State
- No. 35 35th
- No. 36 Broadway
- No. 55 Garfield
- No. 56 Milwaukee
- No. 60 Blue Island/26th
- No. 62 Archer
- No. 126 Jackson
- No. 129 West Loop/South Loop
- No. 145 Wilson/Michigan Express
- No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
- No. 147 Outer Drive Express
- No. 151 Sheridan
- No. 192 U. of Chicago Hospitals Express
Read the NATO security transportation plan press release »
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