IC to close streets for Homecoming Parade

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 20, 2011 7:20 AM

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Iowa City police are asking citizens to take note of several street closures and traffic pattern changes in preparation for the University of Iowa Homecoming Parade on Friday.

According to a press release from the city of Iowa City, Van Buren, Johnson, College, Washington, Jefferson Streets and Iowa Avenue will close around 4 p.m. Friday.

At 4:30 p.m., Clinton, Dubuque, Washington, and Iowa will be closed.

The final two street closures — Gilbert and Jefferson — will occur around 5:30 p.m.

The release said officers will be present to attempt to assist drivers near areas affected by the parade, but towing of vehicles from the parade route will begin as early as 12:30 p.m. Friday.

The Homecoming Parade will begin at 5:45 p.m at Washington and Gilbert, the release said.

— by Hayley Bruce

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