If you're going to the Cubs/Indians game at Wrigley tonight, or if you're planning to go that way to celebrate or watch the Hawks, know that it could be a wild one, with both games potentially ending at the same time. The Cubs have released this statement:
"CITY OF CHICAGO STANLEY CUP FINAL PREPARATIONS
Due to tonight’s Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning, the City of Chicago is preparing for additional traffic and congestion in and around Wrigleyville. Tonight’s Cubs vs. Indians game at Wrigley Field is scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m., and gates will open at 5:05 p.m.
We encourage fans to use public transportation due to planned traffic restrictions. Vehicular access into the area within the boundaries of Grace Street, Belmont Avenue, Racine Avenue and Halsted Street will be restricted beginning at 8 p.m. Vehicles already in this restricted area will be allowed to exit.
Please note a few additional traffic updates.
- The CTA Addison bus route will stage west of Clark Street, facing westbound, in front of The Cubs Store.
- The Cubs remote shuttle will stage on Sheffield Avenue, just south of Addison Street, facing north, and will route east along Addison to Broadway Street, north to Irving Park Road and west to the Remote Lot.
- Taxi and car services will be directed to Racine Avenue and Addison Street.