UP Global I—14th Street Chicago, IL

Gate Entrance: 1425 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608 | Gate Exit: 15th Street | Website | Interstate Access: I-55, I-290, I-90/94 | MAFC Corridors: 1-55, I-90, I-94

Union Pacific’s (UP) Global I Intermodal Terminal (GB1) is located in Chicago, IL. This terminal is one of five UP intermodal terminals in the Chicago area. The others are Global II in Northlake, IL, Global III in Rochelle, IL, Global IV in Joliet, IL, and Yard Center in Dolton, IL.

According to the 2013 National Transportation Atlas Database, this COFC terminal is part of the Rockwell Subdivision. BNSF, Norfolk Southern (NS), Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (CSS), CSX, and Canadian National (CN) have trackage rights over this subdivision. There are no truck counts available on NHS roads and connectors surrounding Global I.

Intermodal Connectors

The two intermodal connectors service Global I’s exit. These streets are Ashland Avenue and 15th Street. The entrance gate is located on Western Avenue, an NHS route. Roosevelt is a new addition to the National Highway System under MAP-21.

Intermodal Lanes

According to UP’s service matrix, Global I handles domestic and limited international traffic to the following destinations.

International Container

  • Salt Lake City, UT: Salt Lake City (NBS)

Domestic Container

  • Las Vegas, NV: Valley (LAS)
  • Los Angeles, CA: East Los Angeles (ELA)
  • Los Angeles, CA: City of Industry (COI)
  • Salt Lake City, UT: Salt Lake City (NBS)


  • Salt Lake City, UT: Salt Lake City (NBS)

Lift Counts

Data reported by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Counts are listed by year.

  • 2012: 308,097
  • 2011: 295,216
  • 2010: 317,492
  • 2009: 306,666
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