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Weekend Traffic Advisory: Pride Festival, Canal Diggers Road Race on Saturday

By TWIW Staff | September 7, 2022
Last Updated: October 14, 2022

WORCESTER – Residents can expect traffic delays in downtown Worcester on Saturday with several streets closed for the 2022 Pride Festival and the Canal Diggers Road Race.

The Worcester Police Department will conduct intermittent traffic control on the following streets:

  • Franklin Street – from Church Street to Main Street – closed from 12 PM to 8 PM
  • Portland Street – from Federal Street to Franklin Street – closed from 12 PM to 8 PM

The Canal Diggers Road Race is at 10 AM at Polar Park. There will be some traffic control in the area, but police don’t anticipate any road closures.

Police are advising drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians to take extra care to obey the rules of the road and to be considerate of others traveling on local streets.

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