(STMW) — A couple of superheroes will be duking it out in the city this weekend—at least on film—and they will be causing some intermittent street closures in the process.
The city Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Special Events said some streets will be closed Friday night and Sunday for filming of “Batman v. Superman.” Filming will involve aerial shots from helicopters, and will affect drivers in the Loop.READ MORE: Detectives Following 'Promising Leads' In Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega, Mayor Says
Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Clark Street will be closed from Monroe to Jackson, and Adams will be closed from Clark to Dearborn. Those full closures will last until about 6 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Sources: Illinois State Police Member, Woman Found Shot Dead In Car On Southeast Side
On Sunday, there will be intermittent closures of Jackson from Wells to Clark; Clark from Jackson to Monroe; and LaSalle from Jackson to Monroe. Those closures will take place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with helicopters overhead from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On Monday, helicopters will be filming near Navy Pier and various areas along the lakefront, but no street closures are expected, the city said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold Temps This Week
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