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Due to the filming of Transformers 3, Michigan Avenue will be closed from Ontario St. to Wacker Dr. from 8:00 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday July 15th) until 5:00 a.m. on Monday (July 19th) and Lower Michigan Ave. will be closed from Wacker Dr. to Illinois from 8:00 p.m. on Friday (July 16th) to 5:00 a.m. on Monday (July 19th.)
To accommodate the closures, the following streets will be detoured:
• Ontario St. will be open to west and northbound traffic only at Michigan Ave.ADDITIONALLY
• Ohio St. will be open to east and northbound traffic only at Michigan Ave.
• Michigan Ave. northbound traffic will be diverted at Randolph St
• Water St. and Lake St. will be open for local traffic only
• Businesses and garages between Wacker and Randolph will be accessible
• Upper E North Water St. and City Front Plaza Drive will be open to local traffic only
While a specific scene is being filmed on Saturday July 17th and/or Sunday July 18th from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., there will be intermittent stoppage of both vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Kinzie St. between Dearborn St. and Wabash Ave., on State St. between Wacker Drive and Hubbard St. and on Wabash Ave. between W. Wacker Dr. and Kinzie. The closures should last no more than 15 minutes at a time and will take place twice an hour during the time frame.
Please plan ahead and expect delays if any of these closures affect your normal commute or other travel plans.