Helicopter to fly over Chicago for upcoming movie shoot; bridges, roads to close

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A production company will be using a helicopter for its upcoming movie, “Mineral,” on Saturday and Sunday, causing the closure of several streets and bridges this weekend.

Puck Productions will be filming the helicopter scenes early in the morning, according to a statement from the City of Chicago. The chopper will also be flying at a low elevation and will require temporary road closures.

From 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, the following bridges will be closed and in the up position:

– Columbus Drive Bridge

– Michigan Avenue Bridge

– Wabash Avenue Bridge

– State Street Bridge

– Dearborn Street Bridge

Shuttle busses will be provided to transport pedestrians around the closure, the statement said.

From 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday, the following streets will be closed:

– Michigan between Wacker and Randolph

– Lake Street between Wabash and Stetson

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