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St. Patrick's Day parade road closures this weekend

Kaleah Mcilwain

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The St. Patrick's Day parade and Shamrock 5K run will result in a number of road closures on Sunday, March 13. The parade will start at 1:30 p.m., but participants will start forming a line at 11 a.m. The following are where there will be temporary road closures for the parade:

  • 11:30 a.m. – Market Place from Pratt to Water Streets
  • 11:30 a.m. – Charles Street from Centre Street to Madison Avenue
  • 11:30 a.m. – Mt. Vernon Place from Cathedral to St. Paul Streets
  • 11:30 a.m. – Centre Street from Park Avenue to St. Paul Street
  • 12:00 p.m. – Mulberry Street from Cathedral to Lovegrove Streets
  • 12:00 p.m. – Charles Street from Saratoga to Centre Streets
  • 12:40 p.m. – Charles Street from Conway to Centre Streets
  • 1:45 p.m. – Pratt Street from Howard to President Streets

There will be periodic breaks in the march that will allow vehicles and pedestrians to cross the parade route. The following areas will have parking restrictions from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the parade and 5K Run:

  • Vernon Place from Cathedral to St. Paul Streets
  • Centre Street from Park Avenue to St. Paul Street
  • Charles Street from Conway to Read Streets
  • Market Place from Pratt to Water Streets
  • Pratt Street from Gay to President Streets (north side)
  • Key Highway from Battery Avenue to Covington Street (south side)

The 5K Run will start at 1 p.m. and will begin at the intersection of Charles and Franklin Street. During the race there will be a designated travel lane separated by traffic cones for the runners. Key Highway will be closed to Lawrence Street for the duration of the run.


Additionally, both northbound and southbound lanes of the Jones Falls Expressway between Fayette Street and the county line will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. for cleaning and E. Monument Street will be closed through traffic between Broadway and Rutland Avenue from 3 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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