TRAFFIC ALERT: Flag Raising Ceremony to Close Roundabout

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Friday at 1:00 p.m. the official opening of the Main and Auburn roundabout will take place, including an official flag raising ceremony at Veterans Memorial Circle.

Traffic will be impacted in the following manner:

1. Toner Ave. from Auburn Street to Myott Ave. will be closed for the event beginning at 12:00 p.m.

2. The municipal parking lot at Toner and Myott Ave. will be used for the event and parking.

3. At approximately 1:30 p.m. traffic will be halted in all
directions of the roundabout to allow for the raising of the flag in the Veterans Memorial Circle area. This delay is expected to last approximately ten minutes.

Rockford Police vehicles will be in place to cease the motoring public at 1:30 p.m.Motorists are urged to use caution while driving in the area and are encouraged to find an alternate route during this time.

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