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Road closures planned in STC for art show, Memorial Day parade

ST. CHARLES – Motorists and pedestrians should take note of downtown road closures and parking restrictions this Memorial Day weekend.

Road closures begin at 5 a.m. today to accommodate the 2014 St. Charles Fine Art Show scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, according to a St. Charles police news release. Riverside Avenue will be closed between East Main Street (Route 64) and Illinois Avenue. Walnut Avenue will be closed between Riverside Avenue and S. 2nd Avenue.

The St. Charles Municipal Parking Lot located in the 100 block of Walnut Avenue also will be closed, according to the release. Motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes of travel during the Fine Art Show.

The streets and parking lot are scheduled to reopen at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Different street closings will be in effect Monday for the 2014 Memorial Day Parade, according to another St. Charles police news release.

Main Street (Route 64) will be closed from 9:45 a.m. until about 11 a.m. from 7th Street on the west side of the Fox River to 5th Avenue (Route 25) east of the river.

Several streets will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Monday to allow for the staging of parade units.

Those streets are Walnut Street from South Fourth Street to South Seventh Street, and South Fourth, Fifth and Sixth streets from Main Street to Illinois Street,

Parking will be prohibited on the Main Street Bridge from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., according to the release.

Motorists traveling across the Fox River are encouraged to use either the Illinois Street Bridge or the Red Gate Bridge. Police and emergency management personnel will provide traffic assistance along the parade route.

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