"This is Wacker Drive on Oct...." Chicago Off The Beaten Path Tip by bopper

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This is Wacker Drive on Oct. 4, 2001. It used to be three levels in some areas (remember the Movie, 'The Blues Brothers'). I am not sure how it will be when it is completed. The traffic flow into downtown proper changes almost daily (another reason to avoid driving here). I hope that the bike path along the river goes all the way through when they are done. An interesting factoid about this river is that it flows backwards, south to north, an engineering feat to send all of Chicago's filth to Milwaukee accomplished around the last turn of the century. We no longer use the river to send our refuse up North. You will find that The City is really clean.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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