Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Minimal road restrictions expected for Trump's Tuesday visit, according to police

From The Journal Times.com:

RACINE — There will be no full road closures Tuesday as former President Donald Trump visits Downtown Racine and businesses can expect to operate as usual, according to police.

Doors for the campaign event open at 11 a.m. at Festival Park, 5 Fifth St. Trump is scheduled to speak at 3 p.m., according to event organizers.

A protest also is planned to take place at Monument Square, according to Racine Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Kristi Wilcox.

Wilcox said while no streets will be fully closed, drivers should anticipate some traffic delays at intersections and parking restrictions throughout downtown.

Rotary Park Drive will be shut down between Fifth and Sixth streets, and Fifth Street from Lake Avenue to Festival Hall will be shut down, according to Wilcox

Access to the Lake Avenue ramp will be open from Lake Avenue but not from Fifth Street, Wilcox said.

Local law enforcement will be present to manage traffic flow, according to Wilcox.


From: https://journaltimes.com/news/local/government-politics/minimal-road-restrictions-expected-trump-visit/article_47058832-2cc2-11ef-89ae-271aa18e47a3.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

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