Getting Around

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

This page is aimed at helping keep the UChicago community and visitors informed of events, construction, and other activities that may affect traffic and parking in the campus area. We will update this page as new information becomes available.

Hyde Park Summer Fest

Hyde Park Summer Fest will take place June 11-12 at the Midway Plaisance Park and will result in the following traffic and parking changes:

Friday, June 10

Closures starting at 6 p.m.:

  • Midway (eastbound & westbound) Stony Island to Cottage Grove, with no parking south side of Midway (westbound)
  • Dorchester bridge (59 th – 60th streets)
  • Woodlawn bridge (59 th – 60th streets)

Walkway access will be open, and 59th Street will remain open and available for parking

Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12

Closures 11 a.m. – 11 p.m:

  • Dorchester southbound at 57th Street and northbound at 60th Street
  • Kimbark Avenue southbound at 57th Street
  • Woodlawn Avenue southbound at 57th Street and northbound at 60th Street
  • Ellis Avenue southbound at 57th Street & northbound 60th Street

Summer 2022 Road Repavement in Campus Area

The Chicago Department of Transportation is planning to repave several campus streets in the following areas starting June 9, and there will be street closures and traffic changes as a result:

Garfield/Morgan/Rainey from MLK to Cottage Grove

  • Surface course paving is scheduled for June 9; pavement markings and additional concrete median work will follow

Marquette from Cottage Grove to Kenwood

  • Surface course paving is scheduled for June 10; pavement marking work will follow

Stony Island from 56th to 59th

  • Concrete and ADA ramp improvements will begin the week of June 13
  • Work is expected to be completed in July

Midway Plaisance from Cottage Grove to Blackstone

  • Concrete and ADA ramp improvements will begin the week of June 13
  • Work is expected to be completed by early August

Woodlawn from 55th to 60th

  • Concrete and ADA ramp improvements will begin the week of June 20
  • Work is expected to be completed by mid-August

57th from Drexel to Cornell

  • Concrete and ADA ramp improvements will begin the week of June 27
  • Work is expected to be completed by early August

63rd from Maryland to Stony Island

  • Concrete and ADA ramp improvements will begin the week of July 6

Work is expected to be completed by late August