The following is an update from BOMA/Chicago:
Winter Storm Warning – November 20-21
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 9 p.m. this evening to 3 p.m. Saturday. Click here
for more information from the National Weather Service.
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival – November 21
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2015
. The festival will draw an estimated 800,000+ guests to the area. The following street closures will be in effect:
MAIN STREET CLOSURES:
Closed 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 21
- Oak Street (State Street to Michigan Avenue)
- North Michigan Avenue ( Oak Street to Wacker Drive)
- Upper Wacker Drive (Michigan Avenue to east turnaround)
ADDITIONAL STREET CLOSURES:
Closed 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 21
- Upper Illinois Street ( Michigan Avenue east to Hotel Intercontinental side entrance)
Closed 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 21
- Clark Street (East curb lane only Oak Street to Delaware Street)
- Delaware Street (Dearborn Street to Clark Street north curb lane only)
- Oak Street (Clark Street to State Street)
- Dearborn Street (Delaware Street to Maple Street)
- Walton Street (State Street to Clark Street)
Closed 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 21
- Columbus Drive (Curb lanes from Wacker Drive to Randolph Street, with full street closure 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
Please note that the lighting procession will step-off this year at 5:30 p.m.
from Oak Street & North Michigan Avenue.
A ten minute fireworks show over the river is scheduled for 7:55 pm.
Events along the river will include a USO performance (U.S. Military).
The OEMC requests that private sector facilities with security cameras ensure that their cameras are appropriately focused and pointed toward the streets and sidewalks, especially for facilities on the procession route and on major access routes.
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something
- For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.
- To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).