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Road closures for Edison Junior Fun Run and Parade

Posted at 12:09 PM, Feb 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 06:29:04-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Fort Myers Police Department will be shutting downtown streets for the Edison Festival Junior Fun Run and Children’s Parade on Sunday which started at 11a.m.

Affected streets include West First Street and First street between the High Pointe Place Condominiums and Lee Street for the Fun Run.

Streets closing for the Junior Parade, which is to start at 2:30 p.m., includes First Street from Centennial Park to Lee Street, Monroe Street, Second Street, and Lee and Hendry Streets.

No parking will be allowed in the core of the downtown area along any of the streets on Sunday. The festivities are expected to conclude by 5pm on Sunday. Signage regarding no parking zones and times have been posted around the route.

Anyone parked inside the parking garages or inside the parade route will not be permitted to leave once the parade starts at 2:30 and until the conclusion of the event.

Fort Myers Police ask that you plan accordingly.