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  1. 156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St. Patrick Day the river is dyed green. Posted by: RCBooba on Apr 18, 2008 (1) (0)
  2. This river weaves through Chicago. Retractable bridges wind over the river, as it leads into Lake Michigan. The Chicago River is dyed green on St. Patrick's Day. Posted by: hurricaneditka on Apr 06, 2008 (1) (0)
Chicago River Dyed Green
Chicago River Dyed Green
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