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Occupy L.A.: Streets around City Hall to remain closed Wednesday

Demonstrator on the street Nov 30 2011

The streets around City Hall will remain closed to traffic Wednesday as crews continue cleaning up the former Occupy L.A. encampment, police said.

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Freeway offramps into downtown Los Angeles opened before dawn, but a roughly one-block perimeter surrounding City Hall will be closed from Broadway to Alameda Street and from Temple to 3rd streets.

LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said concrete barriers will be placed around the park at City Hall as officials try to assess the damage.

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-- Richard Winton

Photo: A demonstrator on the street early Wednesday morning. Credit: Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez / AFP / Getty Images.

 
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