Savannah’s annual Martin Luther King Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 16. Road closures will begin at 6:30 a.m. throughout the staging area, which runs from East Broad Street to Price Street and from Liberty Street to Gwinnett Street.
The parade route begins at East Broad and Liberty streets, then travels north on East Broad to Broughton Street, west on Broughton to MLK Boulevard and south on MLK to Anderson Street. Roads along the staging area and parade route will close at 9:45 a.m. and remain closed throughout the parade’s duration.
Posting of “No Parking Zone” notices along the parade route will begin at about 1 p.m. Jan. 16. Vehicles remaining in the no parking zone after 7 a.m. Jan. 19 will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Delivery vehicles with Bay Street destinations should take Interstate 516 at DeRenne Avenue to northbound Truman Parkway at Presidents Street to access Bay Street.
Traffic will be impacted until about 3 p.m. Jan. 16.
On parade day, go towww.scmpd.org/mlkday for the police department’s real-time parade route road closure map.