Thursday, October 30, 2014

Traffic Alert: Saturday’s Swamp Buggy Parade To Shut Down Portion Of Tamiami Trail

Tamiami Trail North between Golden Gate Parkway and Fifth Avenue South will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 1, while the 64th annual Swamp Buggy Parade is underway.

All southbound traffic on Tamiami Trail North will be detoured eastbound onto Golden Gate Parkway and then southbound onto Goodlette-Frank Road.

All westbound traffic on Tamiami Trail East will be detoured northbound onto Goodlette-Frank Road and then westbound toward Tamiami Trail North.

Cross streets of Seventh Avenue North, Fourth Avenue North, Central Avenue, and Third Avenue South will remain open until the parade approaches these locations. Fifth Avenue South will remain open for the entire duration.

Parking will be within the side streets along Tamiami Trail North from Fleischmann Boulevard to Third Street South.

Travelers who do not have a destination in this vicinity may want to seek an alternate route.

Please drive with caution. Expect delays.