06/25/04 04-74

06/25/04 04-74

  PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE

June 25, 2004
04-74


Subject:     Traffic Advisory For Pride Day Parade June27


The Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Pride Parade that will be held on Sunday, June 27, will necessitate the closing of city streets in the downtown area.  Market Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Beale to 8th streets by 9:30 A.M. and will remain closed until the parade contingents reach Civic Center Plaza at about 12:00 noon.  Vehicular cross traffic, however, will be allowed on

Battery Street
, crossing Market to
1st Street
during the parade.

The Pride Festival in CivicCenterPlaza begins Saturday, June 26, beginning at and ending at   The Pride Festival the following day will also begin at and end at On these two days there will be no stopping zones and street closures in effect as follows:

Fulton Street between Larkin and Hyde streets, and Grove Street between Larkin and Polk streets from 9:00 A.M. Friday, June 25, to 6:00 A.M. Monday, June 28.

There will be no stopping zones and street closures on the streets immediately surrounding CivicCenterPlaza from , Friday, June 25, to Monday, June 28.

For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Office
553-1651