Weekend festivals mean some streets will be closed

October 13, 2001

The city has announced a number of temporary street closings to accommodate area festivals and events this weekend.

Northbound Jones Falls Expressway between Fayette Street and Cold Spring Lane will be closed tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual Jones Falls Valley celebration.

The 1300 block of Bolton St., between Lanvale Street and Lafayette Avenue, will be closed today for the 47th annual Festival on the Hill in Bolton Hill. The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be held rain or shine.

To accommodate Race for the Cure, a 5-kilometer race and 1-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research, the following streets will be closed today from 7:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.:

Northbound Russell Street from Hamburg to Pratt streets; Paca Street from Pratt to Franklin streets; Franklin Street from Paca Street to Martin Luther King Boulevard; southbound Martin Luther King Boulevard; the northbound and southbound service drive of Russell Street; West Street from Russell Street to Paca Street; Paca Street from West Street to Ostend Street; Ostend Street from Paca Street to Russell Street; and the Interstate 295 off-ramp at Russell Street.

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