SAVANNAH, GA (February 18, 2014): Downtown traffic will be affected for several hours Wednesday as Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police close roads for the Georgia Day Parade, scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

The parade will begin at the north end of Forsyth Park. From Bull Street, the processional will continue north toward City Hall. SCMPD will establish moving road blocks at intersections along the route.

At 10:45 a.m., a brief ceremony will take place behind city hall on Bay Street. Bay Street will remain closed until noon.