SAVANNAH, GA (February 16, 2016):  Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours Feb. 17 as Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police close roads for the Georgia Day Parade, scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.

The Georgia Day Parade will begin north on Bull Street at Forsyth Park and travel north to City Hall for a brief ceremony. Bay Street will remain open. The parade travels back south on Bull Street to Forsyth Park after the ceremony. Roads will be closed intermittently as the children walk the route.

The parade should conclude by noon.