Traffic Advisories – June 7th & June 9th
The City of Poughkeepsie has announced two traffic advisories – one for Friday, June 7, the other for Sunday, June 9.
Friday, June 7th
On Friday, June 7, there will be a parade honoring the Poughkeepsie High School basketball and crew teams as New York State champions. The parade will run from Catharine Street to Main Street to Civic Center Plaza, across Mill Street (44/55 westbound arterial) to City Hall, where a small ceremony will take place. Once the ceremony is completed, the teams will be escorted on their float to Mansion Square Park for further festivities at the First Friday event being held there. The parade steps off at approximately 4 p.m. There will be intermittent and temporary road closures during this event. Please plan accordingly.
Sunday, June 9th
On Sunday, June 9, there will be a Pride Parade. This parade will begin on Market Street and will necessitate the closing of Market Street between Church Street and Main Street, and Cannon Street between Academy Street and Market Street, beginning at roughly 11 a.m. When the parade steps off, at approximately 1pm, it will go from Market Street down Main Street to Waryas Park, where there will be a festival following the parade. Again, expect intermittent and temporary road closures from approximately 11 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m.