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Road closures announced for Batavia homecoming parade

BATAVIA – Batavia High School will host its annual homecoming parade on Sept. 18 at 4:40 p.m. in the downtown area business district. Motorists can expect traffic delays on the Wilson Street Bridge and Batavia Avenue, Batavia police announced in a news release.

Traffic will be detoured on Route 25 and East Wilson Street, with closures on the Wilson Street Bridge at 4:40 p.m. and on Batavia Avenue at 5:15 p.m. between McKee Street and Main Street.

The release states that parade floats will be staging between 4 and 4:45 p.m. on North River Street at Spring Street. The parade begins at 5 p.m. and will proceed south on North River Street to East Wilson Street, on its way end at the high school.

Vehicles will be detoured to Fabyan Parkway to the north or Route 56 in North Aurora to the south. The parade is expected to last one hour and all roads should be open by 6:15 p.m.

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