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MLK Day Parade Detours

Monday, January 19, 2008 is Martin Luther King Day and, as always, there will be a parade to celebrate this day. Staging and street closures will begin at 9:45 a.m. and the actual parade is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.  The parade will last approximately 2-3 hours. The parade route will begin at Jefferson St. on Water St.  It will past the Jacksonville Landing and turn left on Newnan Street; then turn right on Bay Street;  ending at Lot “J” at the stadium.  Therefore, JTA buses and trolleys will utilize the following detour routes:  

Westside Inbound 

From Park St. go Lee St. to right on Forsyth St. to Newnan St. to regular route. From FCCJ go Newnan St. to right on Adams St. to left on Main St. to right on Bay St. to Lee St. to regular route.  
 

Inbound from Riverside Ave. turn left on Forest St. to a right on Park St. then follow the Park St. detour. Reverse outbound.  

Southside Inbound  

Come in regular route to the Acosta Bridge then exit at Broad St. Follow to a right on Forsyth St. then left on Liberty St. to a left on Adams St. to regular route. Outbound go Newnan St. to right on Adams St. (If Main St. Bridge is open, use it. If not): Go left on Lee St.  to Park St. Then turn left on Forest St. to a left on Riverside St. Take I-95 S. and exit on San Marco to regular route.  

Laura St. Trolley:

From Laura St. go right on Adams St. to right on Hogan St. to regular route.  

Bay St. Trolley: From St. Andrews Station go left on Palmetto St. to a right on Duval St. then left on Liberty St. to a right on Adams St. to a left on Main St. and a right on Bay St. Take Bay St. to a right on Pearl St. to a right on Forsyth St. to a left on Liberty St. Now turn right on Monroe St. to a left on Catherine St. to a right on Duval St. to a left into the St. Andrews Station.