SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Saratoga Flag Day Parade comes to town on Saturday June 8, and with it comes a number of road closures during the festivities.
The parade steps off at noon on North Broadway, parading down Broadway and finishing in historic Congress Park.
Broadway will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic from the intersection of Broadway/ Arterial Rt 50 (CV Whitney Highway)/ Van Dam St to the intersection of Broadway/ Circular St. All streets intersecting with Broadway, in this area, will be closed approximately 1 block prior to reaching Broadway. The intersection of Broadway/ Arterial Rt 50 / Van Dam St will experience significant traffic delays during the parade.
In addition – the staging area for the parade participants will be North Broadway (and the side streets along North Broadway to include: Rock St, N. Circular St,, First St, Second St).
North Broadway (closed from Arterial Rt 50 to East Ave/Third St)
East Ave/Third St intersection will be open to eastbound/westbound traffic (No turns onto North Broadway allowed)
Arterial Rt 50 (southbound) will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be diverted to Van Dam St when there are division breaks in the parade
Van Dam St (eastbound) will be open to allow traffic to proceed to the Arterial Rt 50 when there are division breaks in the parade (No turns onto Broadway allowed)
Ellsworth Jones Pl at Broadway- closed to all traffic
Walton St at Broadway – closed to all traffic
Lake Ave at Broadway – traffic will only be allowed to travel westbound when there are division breaks in the parade- otherwise all traffic will be stopped while parade is in progress (No turns onto Broadway allowed)
Church St at Broadway – traffic will only be allowed to travel eastbound when there are division breaks in the parade – otherwise all traffic will be stopped while parade is in progress (No turns onto Broadway allowed)
Division St (Broadway to Woodlawn Ave)– closed to all traffic
Washington St (Broadway to Federal St) closed to all traffic – eastbound traffic to be sent to Federal St
Spring St (Broadway to Putnam St) -closed to all traffic
Congress Ave (Broadway to Hamilton St) – closed to all traffic
Broadway (Circular St to Congress Ave) – closed to all traffic – northbound South Broadway traffic will be diverted to Circular St
* Bus Stops along Broadway (including the Bus Stop in front of Congress Park will NOT be accessible during the parade)