The Pittston City Police Department advises motorists, visitors and residents of special downtown travel and parking advisories for Saturday, August 19, 2017 due to the 5K “Miles for Michael” running race followed by the Pittston Tomato Festival downtown parade:
Traffic Advisory: Beginning at 9:30 am on Saturday, August 19, 2017, Plank Street from the city limits at Jenkins Township to South Main Street and Main Street from the city limits at Jenkins Township to the Fort Jenkins Bridge, as well as the entirety of Kennedy Boulevard, will be CLOSED TO TRAFFIC. There will be no vehicular access to this area until the conclusion of the parade, at approximately 12:30 pm.
Parking Restrictions: To ensure the safety of parade spectators and participants, a temporary NO PARKING restriction will be in place, on both sides of Main Street, between Market and William Streets. The parking ban will be in effect beginning at 2:00 am on Saturday, August 19, 2017, until the conclusion of the parade.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we take these measures to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience. We hope you and your family will visit this year’s Pittston Tomato Festival. Learn more about this year’s festivities at the Tomato Festival Website.
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