City Issues Weekend Traffic Advisory for Taste of Syracuse, Paige’s Butterfly Run, Duck Race to End Racism

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs issued a traffic advisory for the weekend of June 5 through June 7 to accommodate this weekend’s Taste of Syracuse, Paige’s Butterfly Run, and the Duck Race to End Racism.

In order to allow for the safe set-up, presentation, and breakdown of these events, the following streets will be closed according to the schedule noted:

The following closures will be in effect for the Taste of Syracuse:

  • 100 block of West Water Street, between South Salina and Clinton Streets: from 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, through mid-afternoon on Sunday,  June 7.   No overnight parking on this block of West Water Street.
  • Erie Boulevard West, between Clinton and Franklin Streets:  from 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3,    through mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 7.
  • Clinton Street, from Genesee to Washington Streets:  from 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, through mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 7.
  • 200 block of West Water Street, between Clinton and Franklin Streets: from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, through mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 7.   No overnight parking on this block of West Water Street.
  • Franklin Street, from Erie Boulevard West to Washington Street:  from 6 a.m. on Friday, June 5, through mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 7.
  • 300 block of West Water Street, from Franklin Street to the West Street Arterial:  from 6 a.m. on Friday, June 5, through mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 8.

The following closures will be in effect for Paige’s Butterfly Run on Saturday, June 6:

  • Erie Boulevard West from Franklin Street to the West Street Arterial closed from 5:30 a.m until noon.
  • Erie Boulevard West from the West Street Arterial to Plum Street closed from 9:00 am to 11:20 am

The following streets will be closed or blocked intermittently from 9:00 am to 9:45 am

  • West Genesee Street from Leavenworth Ave to Van Rensselaer Street
  • Van Rensselaer Street from West Genesee to Spencer Street
  • Spencer Street from Van Rensselaer Street to Maltbie Street
  • Maltbie Street from Spencer Street to Evans Street
  • Onondaga Creekwalk from Maltbie Street to Plum Street
  • Plum Street from Onondaga Creekwalk to North Franklin Street
  • North Franklin Street from Plum Street to Evans Street
  • Evans Street from North Franklin Street to Leavenworth Ave
  • Leavenworth Ave from Evans Street to West Genesee Street

The following streets will be closed or blocked intermittently from 9:00 am to 11:15 am:

  • Tracy Street
  • Van Rensselaer Street from Erie Boulevard to West Genesee Street
  • Leavenworth Ave from Erie Boulevard to West Genesee Street
  • Barker Ave
  • Wilkinson Street
  • Matty Ave
  • Park Ave from Barker Street to Geddes Street

The following closures will be in effect for The Duck Race to End Racism on Saturday, June 6

  • Kirkpatrick, from Van Rensselaer to Solar Streets, will be closed from approximately 12 noon to 5 p.m.

WASHINGTON STREET GARAGE

Easy and convenient parking for those attending the Taste of Syracuse and/or Paige’s Butterfly Run is available for only $5.00 at the Washington Street Garage, 340 W. Washington St.

The garage will have extended hours, staying open late until 3:00 AM on Saturday, then re-opening at 8:00 AM Saturday and remaining open all night through 3:00 AM Sunday.