‘Transformers 4’ Invading Chicago Again This Weekend: Traffic & Parking Changes Galore!
Listen very carefully: if you see giant alien robots destroying our city this weekend, DO NOT PANIC.
It’s just Michael Bay playing with his toys.
Sure, it’s an honor to have big budget flicks filming in our city, it brings in money and excitement, but there is a price — traffic, road closures and no parking zones.
No Parking Zones
12:00 pm Friday August 31 — 11:00 PM Sunday September 1
Randolph Street from Michigan to Field
Columbus Dr. from Wacker to Randolph
Middle E. South Water from Michigan to Stetson
Middle Stetson from E. South Water to Lake
Upper Wacker, 323 E. Wacker Dr. to Turnaround
Lower Lower Wacker Dr. from Stetson to Field Blvd.
Saturday, August 31 & Sunday, September 1, 7 am – 8 pm
Upper Randolph Street — Traffic between Michigan Ave. and Field Blvd. Closures of some lanes between Columbus and Field.
Randolph Street Sidewalk (not even the sidewalks are safe from these robots!) — Intermittent pedestrian restrictions between Columbus and Field.
Columbus Dr. — Traffic between South Water and Randolph
Saturday, August 31, 6 am – 8 pm
Middle Wacker Dr. — Traffic and lane closures between Lake Shore Drive and Lower Michigan Ave.
Sunday, September 1, 7 am – 8 pm
Expect 10 – 15 minute delays
Middle Wacker Drive — Closures between Lake Shore Drive and Lower Michigan through 5 am Monday morning.
Columbus Dr. — Traffic from N. Water St. to S. Water St.
Upper Columbus Dr. — Traffic from Wacker Dr. to S. Water St.
Stetson Ave. — Traffic from Wacker Dr. to S. Water St.
Lower Stetson Ave. — Traffic from Lake Shore Dr. to Columbus Dr.
Upper Wacker Dr. — Traffic from Lake Shore Drive to Columbus Dr.
Lower Wacker Dr. — Traffic from Lake Shore Drive to Columbus dr.