SAVANNAH, GA (October 25, 2016): Traffic will be rerouted on several Downtown Savannah streets in preparation for Savannah State University’s 2016 Homecoming Parade, set for Saturday, Oct. 29.
The parade begins at 9 a.m. Streets, will be cleared as early as 6 a.m.
The staging area is located on East Broad Street, and runs from Gwinnett to Liberty streets. The parade begins on Broad Street at Liberty, then travels north to Oglethorpe Avenue, west to Price Street, north to Broughton Street, west to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and then south to West Hall before it disbands.
This event will impact Downtown traffic flow as well as residential and visitor parking. Beginning at 6 a.m. parking will be impacted within the staging area and along the parade route. Detailed road closure and parking information is available on scmpd.org.
No parking zones will be marked prior to the parade. Notices will be posted in impacted areas throughout the week. Vehicles remaining in no parking zones after the indicated times will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Congestion is expected to be very heavy until after 1 p.m. SCMPD asks drivers plan routes accordingly and to exercise caution and patience during this event.
Details of the route and other important information can be found on the SCMPD website at: http://savannahpd.org/ssu-homecoming-parade/.