Mexican Independence Day celebrations cause gridlock, crowded streets downtown - WGN television Chicago

CHICAGO — heaps of individuals celebrated Mexican Independence Day with fireworks and caravans in downtown Chicago overnight — many are rejoicing and others are view it as a disruption.

The intersection of Lake and State streets was packed with caravans of americans celebrating Mexico's independence from Spain in 1810.

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown observed they were making ready for this for months to permit the celebrations to proceed.

Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd Ward) referred to he wanted police to be more aggressive in arresting people for issues like illegal fireworks or curfew and violating the metropolis's noise ordinance.

CPD will now be limiting the number of caravans getting into the metropolis and blocking definite exits to manage traffic.

Celebrations additionally took place Thursday night when about one hundred automobiles stopped on DuSable Lake Shore force between Balbo force and Roosevelt. other scorching spots covered State street between Harrison and Wells streets. and Michigan Avenue and Adams highway.

Celebrations all started closing weekend with the return of the Mexican Independence Day Parade in Little Village 

movements this coming weekend consist of Pilsen Fest and the Mexican Patriotic Parade within the South side.

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