Traffic changes at State Fair

Local News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Beginning Thursday morning, both eastbound and westbound turn lanes at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and 8th Street will be closed.

Also IDOT will change the flow of traffic around the fairgrounds to one-way counterclockwise.

And beginning at 4 pm the twilight parade route will be closed.

No public parking will be available for parade viewing in Lincoln Park or the Nelson Center.

Beginning Friday, parking will be prohibited on neighborhood streets south of Sangamon Avenue, These changes will be in effect until August 20.

Signs will be put up to let you know about all of the changes.

For more information on traffic for the fair, click here.

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