It’s shaping to be a busy weekend in both Savannah, GA and Bluffton, SC.
News 3 has you covered with the roads to avoid and closures for the weekend of October 16.
Savannah State University is celebrating their 125th homecoming and has their annual parade that’s set to begin at 9 a.m. until around 1 p.m.
Due to this, several roads will be closed, all road closure information will be updated continuously and there is a map of the closures on the SCMPD website.
The parade begins at East Broad and Liberty Streets, then moves west at Broughton Street. It will then travel on Broughton to MLK. Finally, the precession will head south on MLK to Anderson Street, where it will disband.
Flyers advising residents of no parking zones are posted throughout the parade route and staging area. Meters in no parking zones will be marked by 3 p.m. Friday. Parked vehicles remaining in the specified locations after 7a.m. Saturday will be towed.
Drivers are advised to seek different routes.
According to Bluffton Police Department the Arts and Seafood Festival in Old Town Bluffton will bring road closures to the area.
The festival takes place October 17 and 18.
Calhoun Street from May River Road to Bridge Street: will be closed from Friday October 16, 2015 beginning noon and running through Sunday October 18, 2015 6 PM.
May River Road from Bluffton Road to Goethe Road: will be shut down daily during the event. Saturday October 17, 2015 from 8 AM to 5:30 PM and Sunday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Traffic Management signs will be posted showing detours around the festival.
Anyone will questions concerning the closures can reach Lieutenant Gonzales of the Bluffton Police Department, Emergency Management Division at 843-706-4583