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For Immediate Release                                                     Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
June 15, 2018                                                                                                (517) 483-4179
                                                                                       Secondary Contact: Richard LaMay
                                                                                                                       (517) 483-4832

Downtown Streets Closed for the Michigan Pride Festival, Parade and Rally.

The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces to accommodate the Michigan Pride Festival, Parade and Rally, the following lane reduction and street closings will be in effect on Saturday, June 15, 2019.
To allow for the festival set up, Turner Street between Cesar Chavez and Dodge River Drive along with Clinton Street between the Center Street and Turner Street. Will be closed from around 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 through Early Sunday, June 16th.
To allow for the parade set up and staging, Grand Avenue between Shiawassee Street and Schoolcraft will be reduced to one northbound lane between 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM. The parade is scheduled to step off at 12:00 p.m.
Lane reductions between 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM include:
Grand Avenue between Washtenaw Street and Michigan Avenue;
Capitol Avenue between Ionia Street and Ottawa Street.
Street restricted to Local Traffic Only between 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM include:
Washington Square between Shiawassee Street and Michigan Avenue;
Ionia Street between Washington Square and Grand Avenue.
Street closures between 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM include:
Capitol Avenue between Ottawa Street and Allegan Street;
Michigan Avenue between Washington Square and Capitol Avenue.
Grand Avenue between Michigan Avenue and Saginaw Street;
Shiawassee Street between Washington Square and Cedar Street;
Ottawa Street between Grand Avenue and Capitol Avenue.
Access to local area businesses, will be maintained when possible. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes.
Parade Route: Staging on Grand Avenue between Shiawassee Street and Schoolcraft, parade will march south on Grand Avenue to Ottawa Street, west on Ottawa Street to Capitol Avenue and south on Capitol Avenue to designated parking at the State Capitol

Downtown streets closed for Michigan Pride
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