NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005 / 10:45 AM
SUBJECT:TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY’S DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE

Extensive traffic restrictions will be in effect in downtown Schenectady due to the annual Christmas parade this Friday evening, November 25th.

Motorists traveling in the City of Schenectady on Friday evening that are not attending the parade should avoid the downtown area.

The following roadway will be CLOSED from 4:00 p.m. until the parade ends:

I-890 Eastbound and Westbound – Exits 4A & 4B

The following streets will be CLOSED from 6:00 p.m. until the parade ends:

State Street (from Church Street to Nott Terrace)

Erie Boulevard (from Union Street to I-890)

Lafayette Street (from Union to State)

Broadway (from Hamilton Street to Liberty Street)

Franklin Street (from Nott Terrace to Jay Street)

Liberty Street (from Nott Terrace to Clinton Street)