Street impacts for the VP Parade & Fair Saint Louis

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Posted on July 1, 2010 at 3:56 PM

The following streets will be closed for Fair St. Louis beginning at 6 a.m. Friday until 3 p.m. on Monday: Southbound Memorial Drive from Washington Avenue to Spruce Avenue, including the ramp onto eastbound I-70 over the Poplar Street Bridge; Northbound Memorial Drive from the Poplar Street Bridge to Washington Avenue, including the ramp onto westbound I-70; Poplar Street from Second Street to Memorial Drive; Spruce Avenue and Walnut Street from Broadway to Memorial Drive; Market, Chestnut and Pine streets from Fourth Street to Memorial Drive; and Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard from Poplar Street to Washington Avenue.

If you're planning to come downtown over the weekend for the Fair or to work, be aware of these additional street closures for the Veiled Prophet Parade Saturday: Participants in the parade will assemble at Washington Avenue from Broadway to Tucker Boulevard and Broadway from Cole Street to Chestnut Street. Access to the parade-assembly area will be restricted from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Fourth Street and Washington Avenue and continues south on Fourth Street to Market Street. At the Old Courthouse, the Parade turns west on Market Street and ends at Union Station. Access to the parade route will be blocked from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The final units will arrive at Market and 20th streets a little before noon. (See the parade route on the Veiled Prophet site at www.vpparade.org

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