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Halloween Parade Traffic Pattern Released

October 26th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Several streets in South Cumberland will be closed during the Annual Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. The parade begins at 7:00 p.m.; however, street closures and detours will be in place prior to the start of the event.

All of the following areas and streets, to include alleys, leading to them will be closed at 5:30 p.m. Those areas are: Virginia Avenue, East First Street from Virginia Avenue to Wempe Drive, South Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, Seymour Street, Grand Avenue, East Second Street and East Third Street are all included within the formation areas. Buses carrying students and vehicles participating in the parade may move on these streets, all other traffic must use an alternative route. No parking will be allowed on these streets after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Race Street will remain open as an emergency route. 

Virginia Avenue, to include the Industrial Boulevard intersection, will be closed to thru traffic at 6:30 p.m. with the final shutdown of Industrial Boulevard at Blackiston Avenue occurring at 7 p.m. Messick Road can be used to reach Interstate 68 and Blackiston Avenue to Oldtown Road will detour around the parade formation areas. West First Street will also be closed at Oak Street. Vehicles can use Oak Street to W. Third Street to reach Industrial Boulevard.