Memorial Day activities in Bristol to cause number of road closures

Published on Friday, 27 May 2022 13:35
Written by JUSTIN MUSZYNSKI

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BRISTOL – Memorial Day activities in Bristol this weekend are expected to cause road closures on both Sunday and Monday.

The Forestville Memorial Day Parade will take place Sunday, with a rain date of Monday, while the Bristol Memorial Day Procession is slated for Monday.

The Forestville parade is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and last until around 3:30 p.m. Though the road closures that will accompany the parade are expected to take effect around noon and last until shortly after the parade has been completed.

The roads that will be closed will include East Main Street, from Lincoln Avenue to Central Street; Church Avenue; Washington Street, from Stafford Avenue to Camp Street; Central Street, from Route 72 to Washington Street; Academy Street; Circle Street; Garden Street, from Academy Street to Washington Street; and Broad Street, from Todd Street to Central Street.

Then on Monday, the Bristol Memorial Day Procession is expected to begin at 10 a.m. and end around 11 a.m. The road closures accompanying the procession will take effect around 9:30 a.m. and reopen shortly after the procession is done.

The roads that will be closed during the procession include North Main Street, from Hope Street to School Street; School Street, from North Main Street to Memorial Boulevard; Main Street, from Riverside Avenue to School Street; and Riverside Avenue, from North Main Street to Main Street.

Police have also reminded residents that Memorial Boulevard will close around 7 p.m. Friday and remain closed throughout the entire holiday weekend.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or jmuszynski@bristolpress.com.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol on Friday, 27 May 2022 13:35. Updated: Friday, 27 May 2022 13:37.