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The Chicago Loop is periodically affected by construction work, public events, filmmaking and other projects. Stay up to date on current traffic advisories and happenings.


Chicago Fire Filming Notice

Updated on 2/13/2019

Open 4 Business Productions, LLC will be filming scenes for the show "Chicago Fire" in your neighborhood. In order to park essential vehicles and equipment, streets in the area will be posted as a NO PARKING/TOW ZONE on Friday, February 15, 2019 during the following times:

From 3 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • North side of Lower Lake from Stetson to Columbus
  • Full street closure:Lake St. from Stetson To Michigan Ave
  • Full street closure: Stetson from Randolph to East South Water
  • Intermittent traffic control: Beaubein Ct. From Randolph to Lake St.

From 3 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Both sides of Lake St. from Stetson to Beaubien Ct.
  • Both sides of Stetson Ave. from Randolph St. to East South Water
  • Both sides of Beaubien Ct. from Randolph to Lake St.
  • West side of Columbus from Lake St. to Randolph St.
  • Both sides Of Randolph St. from Columbus Dr. to Field Dr.

From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • East side of Garland Ct. from Washington to Randolph
  • North side of Washington from Michigan to Wabash

Please note that simulated fire will be performed.

If you have any questions, concerns or special needs, please contact Location Manager John Q. at (773)251-2014 or On-Site Coordinator Antonio O. at (773)251-5291.

Permits and traffic control, if required, are being coordinated by the Chicago Film Office and the Chicago Police Department. Driveways, loading zones, fire hydrants, bus stops, or disabled parking zones will not be blocked. If you have additional questions regarding this or other filming in Chicago, please contact the City of Chicago Film Office at (312)744-6415.

Lakeshore Drive Closure

Updated on 2/11/2019

Please be advised that northbound Lake Shore Drive is closed between Monroe Street and Grand Avenue due to a structural emergency on the roadway. The bridge is expected to remain closed through evening rush hour. Traffic is being diverted at Randolph Street. Southbound traffic is running normally. The Chicago Department of Transportation will issue an advisory once it determines how long it will take to repair. 

Connect with the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) on social media and look to local news outlets for updates. 

As always, Chicago Loop Alliance encourages everyone to always be aware of standard security procedures and have an Emergency Safety Plan in place. Loop stakeholders are urged to take the following precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. Report suspicious behavior and activity and call 911 if there is an emergency or immediate threat. You can also log on to Crime Prevention and Information Center (CPIC).
  • Get alerts from Notify Chicago on various emergency and non-emergency situations in your area.
  • Business owners should pay attention to the entrance of your business and ensure security cameras are working and focused on the public walkway/street. Walk the outside perimeter of your building regularly.
  • Make sure CLA has current contact information for your business by emailing CLAinfo@chicagoloopalliance.com with full contact information.

Visit: loopchicago.com/do-business/construction-alerts for additional loop advisories.