City Issues Traffic Advisories for Annual Juneteenth Festival

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs issued a traffic advisory for the Juneteenth Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 18 in Clinton Square.

The Juneteenth Festival will start with a parade from the Dunbar Center to Clinton Square, from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Motorists should expect intermittent delays on the following streets:

  • State Street, from East Kennedy Street to New Street
  • New Street, from State Street to Salina Street
  • Salina Street, from New Street to Clinton Square

In order to facilitate the festival, the following street closing schedule will be in effect:

  • West Water Street, from Clinton Street to Salina Street, will be closed at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, June 17, through late Sunday morning, June 19.
  • West Water Street, from Clinton Street to Franklin Street, will become a two-way from 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, through late Sunday morning, June 19.
  • Erie Boulevard West, from Clinton Street to Franklin Street, will be closed from 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, through late Sunday morning, June 19.
  • Clinton Street, from Genesee Street to Washington Street, will be closed from 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, through late Sunday morning, June 19.
  • Salina Street, from Genesee Street to Washington Street, will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.