Maps: How the NATO conference will affect getting around Chicago

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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.


Motorcade delays

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.


Interstate closings/delays

Around McCormick Place

Parking, street closings

Metra Electric District closings

NATO Metra Electric closings

Restricted airspace

The FAA will be issuing a Temporary Flight Restriction, limiting flight activity to specific zones.


Interstate closings/delays

Restricted waterways

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.


Interstate closings/delays

Read the NATO security transportation plan press release »
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