Streets Closed For Falling Ice From Loop Buildings

February 12, 2019 - 11:20 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Several downtown streets were closed Tuesday morning because of ice falling from buildings in the Loop, including the Willis Tower and the John Hancock building

The falling ice was reported about 9 a.m., according to Chicago police.

Franklin Street was closed between Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard near the Willis Tower, while Michigan Avenue was closed between Chestnut Street and Delaware Place near the Hancock Building, police said.

No injuries have been reported.

Although streets were not closed near the Aon Center and Prudential Plaza, crews were warning pedestrians to be on the look out for falling ice.

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