Traffic, CTA affected by Chicago Marathon

October 6, 2011 (CHICAGO)

The race starts at 7:30 a.m. at Columbus and Monroe.

Parking restrictions will be in effect along the course beginning early Sunday morning, according to the Office of Emergency Management & Communications. The race route extends north to Addison Street, west to Damen Avenue and south to 35th Street.

Street closures along the route will occur between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., and city streets will begin to re-open as the final runners proceed.

Due to street closures, multiple CTA bus routes will be rerouted intermittently during the weekend. For CTA service, reroutes and fares, visit

For additional information about the marathon, visit

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