Due to several events taking place downtown on Wednesday, July 4, the City of Rockford has announced several street closures.
The MELD Classic 8K/2Mile Run will close Madison Street from East State Street north to Y Boulevard from 7:00 a.m. and throughout the duration of the event.
Rockford's annual 4th of July Parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. this year and streets will be closed beginning at 4:00 p.m. Traffic will be impacted as follows:
Parking downtown will be sparse and people are being urged to carpool. People are also encouraged to leave plenty of time to find a place to park and a place to view the fireworks and the parade because spaces fill up quite early. Limited parking will be available at the following locations:
For more information on the parade or the fireworks display, visit www.rockfordfireandice.com. For specific street closure information, call Kelly Nokes at 815-967-6915.
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