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TRAFFIC ALERT: Detours planned around Veterans Day events downtown Tallahassee

Vet Fest will take place in the Chain of Parks
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Posted at 1:33 PM, Nov 09, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tallahassee Police Department is asking drivers to be safe Friday morning. There are a number of road closures around Veterans Day events downtown Tallahassee planned. Detours will be in place. Here's what you need to know:

  • The Veterans Day 5k will begin at 8 a.m., and Calhoun Street will be closed from Apalachee Parkway to Gaines Street; and Madison Street from Monroe Street to Calhoun Street at 6:30 a.m. until the parade ends. Additionally, Franklin Avenue will be closed from Tennessee Street to Cascades Park from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m.
  • In preparation for the Veterans Day Parade which begins at 10:40 a.m., North Monroe Street will be closed at 8 a.m. from Brevard Street to Tennessee Street for parade staging. At 9:30 a.m., North Monroe Street will close from Tennessee Street to Gaines Street for the parade. By 1 p.m., North Monroe Street will be reopened.
  • The Vet Fest will take place in the Chain of Parks, and Park Avenue will be closed from North Monroe to Adams Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.