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More street closures ahead of next weekend’s Lollapalooza music festival

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CHICAGO (SCS) — Lollapalooza doesn’t start for another week, but anyone driving in the city center will find a number of street closures already in place and more underway next week.

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) said people should plan alternate routes for getting around downtown. Several streets were already closed due to Taste of Chicago last weekend.

  • Balbo Drive from Columbus to DuSable Lake Shore Drive is closed until Sunday, August 7; Balbo’s closure extends to Michigan Avenue on Monday, July 25 at 8 p.m. and remains closed through Monday, August 1.
  • Jackson Drive from Columbus to DuSable Lake Shore Drive is closed Monday morning July 18 through Saturday August 6; Jackson’s closure extends to Michigan Avenue on Monday, July 25 at 8 p.m. and remains closed through Monday, August 1.
  • Columbus from Monroe to Roosevelt will be closed Monday, July 25 at 8 p.m. through Monday, August 1; Columbus’ closure is extended to Randolph Street on Wednesday, July 27 at 11:59 p.m. and continues through Monday, August 1.
  • Additional northbound center lanes on Columbus, from 13th Street to Roosevelt Road, will be closed Monday, July 25 at 8 p.m., and Columbus will reopen Monday, August 1.
  • Ida B Wells is closed from Michigan to Columbus on Monday, July 25 at 8 p.m. and remains closed through Monday, August 1.
  • Monroe Street from Michigan to DuSable Lake Shore Drive is closed Wednesday, July 27 from 11:59 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Monday, August 1.