Lexington, SC (November 4, 2017) – Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the Town of Lexington community that there will be road closures and detours due to the Veterans Parade in downtown Lexington during the afternoon of Sunday, November 5, 2017.
The road closures and detours will begin at 1:00 p.m. with the closure of West Butler Street, from Columbia Avenue to North Church Street, along with Haygood Street and part of Meetze Street, to allow those involved in the parade to stage and prepare their floats. Please arrive early if you are participating in the parade.
The Veterans Parade will use the route of Haywood Street to West Main Street to South Lake Drive to Fort Street. Best viewing of this parade will be along West Main Street through downtown Lexington to the Lexington County Veterans Memorial on South Lake Drive near Virginia Hylton Park.
To prepare for the 3:00 p.m. start of the Veterans Parade, West Main Street, from Columbia Avenue to North Lake Drive, along with South Lake Drive to Fort Street, will close at 2:45 p.m. All traffic will be detoured around the parade route until the event is complete.
West Main Street and South Lake Drive should be reopened by approximately 4:30 p.m.
West Butler Street, from Columbia Avenue to South Church Street, may continue to stay closed until all parade floats and participants are clear from the roadway.
It is advised that attendees please arrive early to find a parking space and seating along the parade route as this parade as this should be a well-attended event.