Saturday, November 28, 2009

Christmas Village & Tree Lighting UPDATE #1 - Traffic Detour

The Clayton Christmas Village & Tree Lighting is this Thursday, December 3 with activities starting at 6:00 PM. The Tree Lighting ceremony will begin at 8:15 pm at Town Square and the tree will be lit at 8:30 pm sharp!

E Main Street will be closed on December 3 from 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm from Smith Street to N O'Neil Street. Traffic will be detoured around downtown via Smith Street from the east and S. O'Neil Street from the west.

From West Main Street: Traffic will be routed south on S O'Neil Street to W Horne Street and right onto S Fayetteville Street to Hamby Street; Left onto S Lombard Street and right onto E Second Street to the end at E Main Street.

From US 70/East Main Street: Traffic will be routed to Smith Street and left onto S Lombard Street to Hamby Street; From Hamby Street right onto S Fayetteville Street, left onto W Horne Street and right onto S O'Neil Street with a left onto W Main Street or straight onto N O'Neil Street.

Please note that E Second Street from Lombard to Fayetteville will be open only to local traffic due to water/sewer improvements.

Any vehicles parked on E Main Street (from Smith Street to O'Neil Street) after the 5:30 pm road closure will be towed.

Handicapped Parking will be available at the Town Square via the O'Neil Street entrance

As with most special events, parking can be difficult to find adjacent to the event, so please plan to walk several blocks. However, here are some additional areas to try:

E First Street from O'Neil Street to Church Street
E Front Street from O'Neil Street to Fayetteville Street

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