Traffic Advisory: SPIRIT VALLEY PARADE - Thursday August 2nd , 2012
West Duluth 6:00 p.m. starting time
Street Closure and Parking Restriction;
Parade units will line up on 59th Avenue West between Raleigh Street and Grand Avenue beginning at 4:45 p.m. Parade route closures will begin about 5:30 p.m., and the parade will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Parade Route: East on Grand Avenue from 59th Avenue West to Central Avenue, south on Central Avenue to Ramsey Street, left on Ramsey St where the parade will disband near Mike Colalillo Drive.
The parade units will use all of Grand Avenue from 59th Avenue West to Central Avenue.
-Vehicle traffic will be detoured off Grand Avenue for the parade between 59th Avenue West and Central Avenue starting at about 5:45 p.m. Eastbound traffic on Grand Avenue will be detoured North on 59th Avenue West toward Cody Street and Eighth Street. Westbound Grand Avenue traffic will be detoured North on Central Avenue toward Cody Street and Eighth Street.
-DTA Buses will use Cody Street as a detour. Westbound Buses will turn up Central Avenue and travel West on Cody to 59th Ave W. Eastound Buses will turn up 59th Avenue West to Cody and travel east to Central Avenue.
-All avenues and exits onto Grand between 59th Avenue West and Central Avenue will be closed during the Parade.
-59th Avenue West will be blocked from Grand Avenue to Raleigh Street at 4:30pm for the Parade line-up area.
No parking will be allowed on either side of Grand Avenue along the parade route, on 59th Avenue West from Raleigh St to Grand Ave, on Central Avenue from Grand Ave to Ramsey St, and on Ramsey St from Central Ave to Mike Colelillo Dr. "No parking" signs will be posted along these routes. Vehicles in violation will be tagged and towed. Motorists should be alert to detours and officers directing traffic.
In Addition, the following streets will be barricaded and closed from Wednesday August 3rd to Sunday August 7th for Spirit Valley Days:
-Ramsey Street - from 57th Ave W to Central Avenue
-57th Ave W from Grand Ave to Bristol St.
These streets will also be posted "No Park".
Drivers are urged to use caution when traveling this area due to street closures and pedestrian traffic.
Duluth Police Traffic Department