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Loop street closures remain as Mexican Independence Day celebrations continue

Posted on AllSides September 16th, 2023
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Large parts of the Loop were closed again Saturday night “for public safety reasons” related to car caravans of people celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Incoming traffic was closed from DuSable Lake Shore Drive to Halsted Street and from Division to 18th streets, according to the Office of Emergency Management and Communications. But the caravans made their way into the Loop anyway, with vehicles donning Mexican flags, passengers standing through sunroofs and drivers honking horns. “Residents who live or work in the affected area and all critical care workers will be...

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