CHICAGO (CBS) — Police blockades put up in the Loop.

Streets closures around Michigan Avenue, Columbus, Roosevelt, DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Ida B. Wells Drive.

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They’re making sure people driving around to celebrate Mexican Independence Day don’t clog the streets. There’s a big difference from what happened over the last two nights.

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Streets jammed for hours with hundreds of honking drivers. Most of it, just people having fun. But there were some accidents and some people out of control. Even a crowd jumping on top of a CTA bus.

“Let’s be clear, the Mexican American Community is a vital and vibrant part of the fabric of Chicago. But that celebration must be peaceful and responsible,” said CPD First Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter.

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Hours after that message, things were pretty peaceful. Street closures will roll through the weekend.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff