Violent 12 hours in Chicago raises concerns for weekend ahead

By September 18, 2021News, Protests, Reports

CHICAGO — Chicago police and city officials plan to limit access to downtown Friday night as part of weekend safety plans.

OEMC advises residents to expect street closures for a third night in a row.

Rolling closures are expected on DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Roosevelt Road, Michigan Avenue, Ida B. Wells Drive and Columbus Drive.

Residents who live or work in the area as well as critical care workers will be allowed access. Officials said those people will be required to show a driver’s license or work ID.

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