FILE – An elderly lady walks across the usually busy Columbus Drive that splits Chicago’s Grant Park in half, early in the coronavirus pandemic March 23, 2020. NASCAR announced plans Tuesday, July 19, 2022, for a Cup Series street race to be held in Chicago on July 2, 2023. The course will include Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue and South Columbus Drive, where the start/finish line and pit road will be located directly in front of Buckingham Fountain. It will pass through Grant Park and approach the northern edge of Soldier Field. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
More NASCAR Chicago Street Race street closures are in place. New closures began yesterday in and around Grant Park. As the course and viewing structures are assembled, residents can expect to see street closures, parking restrictions, reroutes, and traffic impacts. The race is this coming Sunday — more details can be found on the city’s website.