Friday, September 14, 2018

Pottsville Parking Restrictions and Traffic Advisories Announced for This Weekend

Pottsville Police Chief Richard Wojciechowsky announced the following parking restrictions and parking advisories for this weekend.

Pottsville On Tap - Saturday, September 15, 2018

For the “Pottsville on Tap” event being held in Pottsville this Saturday, Sept 15, 2018 the following temporary traffic restrictions will be in place:

* There will be parking restrictions beginning at 7:00am and the roadways will be closed to all vehicle traffic other than participating vendors beginning 7:30am in the following areas:

 - North Centre Street between Market and Laurel Boulevard,
 - Race Street between Progress and N. 2nd,
 - Arch Street between Progress and N. 2nd Street,
 - Centre and Arch Street parking lot,
 - N. Progress Avenue between Market and Arch Street.

Traffic and parking restrictions are expected to last until approximately 7:00pm following the end of the event and clean-up.

In addition to regular marked spots and public parking areas throughout the city, parking for the event can be found at the lower Union Station lot and the lot immediately adjacent to it.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY for SOL LIPTON RUN  - Sunday, September 16th, 2018

The annual Sol Lipton Half Marathon and 5K races will be held this Sunday, September 16, 2018. Due to this annual event the following temporary parking and traffic restrictions will be in effect on that date:
Beginning at 6:00am until approximately 12:00pm there will be no parking on North Centre Street from Harrison Street to West Norwegian Street, Laurel Boulevard from North Centre Street to Progress Ave, and East Market St from Progress Avenue to Centre Street.
Beginning at 7:30am temporary motor vehicle traffic restrictions will be in effect on the following roadways:
 - Progress Avenue
 - North Centre Street
 - Laurel Boulevard
 - N. 16th Street, Maple Avenue
 - Westwood Road, Wood Glen Road
 - First Avenue
 - Walter Griffith Avenue
 - Peacock Street
 - Terry Reiley Way
 - East Railroad Street
 - Atlantic Avenue

Affected roadways will be reopened as soon as possible during the course of the events.
Motorists are asked to plan ahead and are thanked, in advance, for their cooperation.