Road closures, heavy traffic expected after Arlington Park fireworks

Daily Herald report
Updated 6/30/2011 2:42 PM

Motorists traveling in the area of Arlington Park racetrack this Saturday, July 2, can expect to experience long traffic delays and road closures at night as a result of the Arlington Park fireworks show, police said Thursday. Heavy traffic is expected to occur as motorists arrive for, and then depart from the area following the event.

The following road closures will take place at the conclusion of the event until traffic congestion eases: southbound Wilke Road at Northwest Highway, northbound Wilke Road at Euclid Avenue and westbound Euclid Avenue at Wilke Road. Authorized emergency vehicles will be allowed access.