4th of July Parking and Traffic Restrictions

The City of Pittsfield and the Pittsfield Police Department announce the following parking and traffic restrictions will be in place for the 4th of July Parade to be held on Friday, July 4, 2014.  The Parade route will run from South Street at East and West Housatonic Streets, north to Wahconah Street at Wahconah Park.  Adjacent side streets will be utilized for staging and disembarking:

Restricted Parking signs will be placed on the entire parade route and throughout the staging area on the evening of July 3, 2014.

Restricted Parking will be enacted and enforced within the staging area and parade route on July 4, 2014 at 6 A.M.  The staging area includes West Housatonic Street from Center Street to South Street, South Street, Wendell Avenue, Bartlett Avenue, Broad Street, Taconic Street, Pomeroy Avenue north of Broad Street, East Housatonic Street and the included area.  The parade route includes South Street, Bank Row, Park Place, North Street, and Wahconah Street.

Non-parade vehicle access in and out of the staging area will be restricted at 6 A.M.

Traffic detours will be put in place on South Street at Broad Street, West Housatonic Street at Henry Avenue, and West Housatonic at Center, and South Street at Park Square at 7 A.M.

Vehicle access to the entire parade route will be restricted and shut down at 9 A.M.

These restrictions will remain in place until 1 P.M.

Travelers are asked to seek alternative routes during the posted times.

Thank you for your cooperation.

For additional information, contact the Pittsfield Police Department at 448-9700.