Traffic/Media Advisory- Mayor Thomas S. Richards Announces Independence Day Street Closings and Media Instructions

City of Rochester

Traffic/Media Advisory

(Wednesday, June 26, 2013) — Mayor Richards announces that Downtown Fourth of July fireworks will be launched at 10 p.m. from the east side river walk, south of the Frederick Douglass Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge in Downtown Rochester.
Main Street, from St. Paul Street to State Street will close to traffic from 6 a.m. Thursday, July 4, to 2 a.m., Friday, July 5.
On Thursday, the Frank and Janet Lamb Sister Cities Bridge will close to pedestrians from 6 to 11 p.m. and South Avenue, from Woodbury Boulevard to Griffith Street will close to pedestrians from 9:45 to 10:45 p.m. No stopping or parking will be allowed on the Inner Loop or Interstate 490.
Media photographers, video crews and reporters must seek viewing/shooting locations outside the restricted areas listed above. Unauthorized personnel in these areas, including the launch area, will be subject to arrest.
Any cancelations due to weather will be broadcast from Entercom radio stations WBEE, The Buzz, 98 PXY and WCMF.
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News Media: For more information, contact the Bureau of Communications and Special Events at 428-7135.



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