GENEVA – State Street between Third and Ninth streets will be shut down at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 to accommodate the Geneva High School Homecoming Parade, officials announced in a news release.
Other streets on the parade route that also will be closed to traffic are:
• Geneva High School/Stevens Street east to Anderson Boulevard
• Anderson south to State
• State east to Third Street
• Third north to Stevens
• Stevens west to the high school
The streets are expected to reopen to drivers after 3:30 p.m., the release stated.
A detour route will direct motorists traveling east on State Street to turn south on Ninth Street, east on James Street, north on Third Street and back east on State Street, with the directions reversed for westbound traffic.
Police will be providing traffic control, but motorists should use caution when driving through the downtown because of the large crowd expected to attend the parade.