December 6, 2019 8:41 AM
Christmas Parade and festivities this weekend
The public is reminded of street closures that will take place on Saturday, December 7 in association with the annual Christmas Parade and Fireworks Display in downtown West Monroe.
The Kiwanis of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade will take place this Saturday, December 7 at 3:30 p.m. The parade begins and ends in downtown West Monroe.
The following street closures will be in effect:
•No parking will be allowed on Trenton Street from Bridge to Wood Streets, beginning at 7 a.m. Trenton Street will remain open to thru traffic until the parade starts.
•Endom Bridge will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians at 2:45 p.m. until the completion of the Christmas on the River Fireworks Show presented by the Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group (the fireworks show begins at 6 p.m.).
•Louisville Bridge will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians beginning at 3:30 p.m. until the parade is completed.
•Wood Street from Trenton to N. 4th Street will be closed at 7 a.m. (use N. Railroad Avenue to access the U.S. Postal Office)
•Cotton Street will be used for emergency traffic only
•Commerce Street will be closed at 2:45 p.m. and will reopen after the parade.
Fireworks will take place over the Ouachita River at 6 p.m.