DPD releases COTR street closure schedule

The Demopolis Police Department has issued an advisory regarding street closures that will begin Friday at 4 p.m. in view of this weekend’s Christmas on the River festivities.

Affected areas downtown will include Walnut and Capital, Walnut and Franklin, Washington and Strawberry, Washington and Main, Capital and Main as well as Main and Franklin.

The DPD will close more streets Saturday morning for the Day Parade. Those streets will include Whitfield and Walnut, Walnut to Capital running north and south, Capital to Cedar, Capital to Strawberry, Strawberry to Pettus as well as Cedar to Walnut.

DPD Chief Tommie Reese has asked that no one park along the parade route, noting that all vehicles parked along the parade route will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Traffic will be allowed to flow east and west on other streets but there will be no vehicle traffic on the parade route. At 10:45 a.m. Saturday barricades will move into place preventing the flow of east-to-west traffic near the parade route.