FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2008
Media contact: Rob Chandler (614) 431-2425 Department of Public Service
Worthington Memorial Day Parade Parking and Traffic Information
(Worthington) - The Worthington Memorial Day Parade, sponsored each year by the American Legion in Worthington, will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 26th, 2008. The parade will begin on east Dublin-Granville Rd. and proceed south on High Street to Cemetery Drive. To maintain access for emergency vehicles and facilitate traffic movement it will be necessary to close portions of city streets and to temporarily post certain streets “No Parking”.
The following streets will be temporarily closed for the parade:
Rt. 161 - between Evening St. and Proprietors Rd. - from 9:00a.m. until immediately following the parade. ¡ High St. - between North St. and Stanton Ave. – from 9:45 a.m. to approx. Noon; ¡ Morning St from 161 to North St. will be One Way Only northbound 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. The following areas will be posted “No Parking” effective 7:00 a.m. to Noon:
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Morning St. - from E. North St. to E. South St. Hartford St. - from E. North St. to E. South St. High St. - from Dublin-Granville Rd. to South St. Franklin Ave. - from Morning St. to Pingree Dr. Oxford St. - from Dublin-Granville Rd. to W. South St. W. North St. - from Evening St. to High St. E. New England Ave. –from Hartford St. to Plymouth St. E. Stafford- from High St. to Morning St.
Worthington Memorial Day Parade, continued.
The following traffic detours will be in place during the parade event: Eastbound Rt. 161 Left on Evening St. to right on W. North St. to right on Proprietors Rd. to left on Rt. 161. Westbound Rt. 161 Right on Proprietors Rd. to left on E. North St. to left on Evening St. to right on Rt. 161. Southbound High St. to Eastbound Rt. 161 Left on E. North St. to right on Proprietors to left on Rt. 161 Southbound High St. to Westbound Rt. 161 Right on W. North St. to left on Evening to right on Rt. 161.
All traffic traveling northbound on High St. will be diverted to E. Stanton Ave. over to Sinclair Rd. The City of Worthington appreciates the cooperation of area residents. If you have any questions before Memorial Day, please contact the Public Service Department at 431-2425. Any questions arising on May 26th should be directed to the Worthington Division of Police at 885-4463.