Traffic advisory: Watertown’s Public Square

Traffic Advisory
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Published: Aug. 25, 2023 at 9:16 AM EDT
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - The north side of Watertown’s Public Square will be closed to traffic because of Friday’s Downtown Block Party.

City public works crews will start shutting down that part of the square starting at 1:30 p.m. The Block Party starts at 5 p.m., but organizers, vendors, and bands need time to set up.

Temporary barricades and signs will control the traffic flow.

The square will be reopened after the Block Party ends, around 10 p.m.

be establishing a road closure on the North Side of Public Square on Friday August 25, 2023 at 1:30 PM to facilitate the Downtown Block Party. Public Works crews will follow standard protocol to establish traffic control by installing temporary barricades and signage throughout the duration of the closure. The North Side of Public Square will reopen to traffic once the Block Party has concluded and clean-up is complete. Any questions may be directed to the Public Works Department office at 785-7842.