“We know that this rally endangered people,” Whitmer said back in May. “This kind of activity will put more people at risk and sadly, it could prolong the amount of time that we have to be in this posture.”
"... authorities all over the nation are racing to get them off the streets. But ... once the virus gets into a shelter it can start spreading like wildfire."
"Since 1987, there have been more than 20 urban highway segments removed from downtown cores, neighborhoods and waterfronts, mostly in North America. The pace of removals has picked up significantly and an additional 10 highways are now planned for removal in the United States."