Traffic and commuting trouble spots at 6 a.m.

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The big spot to avoid is parts of downtown Chicago on as the Blackhawks parade and rally will impact streets with closures and reroutes.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. this morning at Washington and Racine streets, go east on Washington to Desplaines, south on Desplaines to Monroe and then east to Michigan Avenue.

Fog will be the biggest issues effecting commutes this morning, with visibility low through the morning:

There are a number of closures, daily and long term, through the Illinois Tollway system. Check the state’s map for the latest on impacted areas:


The Illinois Tollway Authority lane closure map.

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