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Police List Road Closures, Parking Bans For Labor Day Parade



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The 54th Newtown Labor Day Parade will start at 10 am on Monday, September 7.

The parade forms on Main Street, near its intersection with Currituck Road. The parade proceeds southward on Main Street, turns left onto eastbound Glover Avenue, and then turns left onto northbound Queen Street, where it ends.

Staging the parade will require that all roads leading to the center of town be closed to traffic from approximately 9:40 am to approximately 1:15 pm, police said.

Police have announced the following roadblock locations for the roads leading to the town center:

*On Mt Pleasant Road at its intersection with Reservoir Road.

*On Academy Lane, Currituck Road, Hanover Road, Schoolhouse Hill Road, and West Street, all at their intersections with Main Street.

*On Church Hill Road at The Boulevard.

*On Sugar Street at Elm Drive.

*On Queen Street at Elizabeth Street.

*On South Main Street at Elizabeth Street.

*On South Main Street at Mile Hill Road. Traffic traveling northward on South Main Street (Route 25) will be detoured onto Mile Hill Road and Wasserman Way.

Also, police are listing a number of temporary No Parking zones that will be posted with No Parking signs that will be considered tow-away zones during the parade.

The no-parking zones are at The Boulevard, between Church Hill Road and Schoolhouse Hill Road; Schoolhouse Hill Road, between The Boulevard and Main Street; Hanover Road, between Main Street and Hall Lane; and Elm Drive, between Sugar Street and Hawley Road.

Parking will be banned on one side of Meadow Road and also on one side of Elizabeth Street, police said.

A number of roads leading into and within the center of town will be closed to automobile traffic on Monday, September 7, before, during and immediately following the Labor Day Parade.
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