City closing streets for race, parade

April 03, 1992

Numerous streets and intersections will be closed temporarily Sunday as Baltimore celebrates the opening of the baseball season.

The activity begins with an 8-kilometer footrace from Memorial Stadium to Camden Yards. Later in the morning, areas of the downtown will be blocked off for the Oriole parade down Pratt Street.

The following intersections and streets will be closed to all but local traffic for the duration of the race from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

* Westbound 33rd Street at Loch Raven Boulevard and Ednor Road.

* North side 33rd Street, from Ellerslie Avenue to Charles Street.

* North side 29th Street, from Charles Street to Maryland Avenue.

* West side Maryland Avenue, from 29th Street to Mount Royal Avenue.

* West sides of Maryland Avenue, Cathedral Street, Liberty Street, Hopkins Place and Sharp Street to Camden Street.

* North side of Camden Street from Sharp Street to Russell Street.

* Right lane of southbound Russell Street from Camden Street to the ballpark entrance.

The Oriole parade begins at 11:30 a.m. from President and Pratt streets and will head west on Pratt and then south on Eutaw Street to Camden Street.

City police officers will be blocking off intersections along the route. Parking will be prohibited on those portions of Pratt and Eutaw.

4 The parade is expected to last about 90 minutes.

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