In addition to extra officers working to help direct traffic and assist pedestrians crossing the roadways during the annual 4th of July fireworks celebration, the St. Charles police department advised they also will have additional patrols out specifically seeking impaired motorists. The safety campaign will run from June 16 through the early-morning hours of July 5 to encompass three summer weekends leading up to and after Independence Day.
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A portion of 1st Street in downtown St. Charles closed to vehicle traffic to accommodate additional outdoor public seating. Picnic tables and chairs were placed on the closed section of 1st Street as well as on the plaza space east of 1st Street. Access to the 1st Street parking structures remains. A similar plan was put in place last year to help restaurants and bars during statewide COVID-19 mitigations.