DULUTH -

The Duluth Police Department has issued the following traffic advisory for Saturday, October 15. The University of Minnesota Duluth will host their annual Homecoming Parade. This year's parade route is on the UMD campus and coincides with the Homecoming football game.

Starting around 9:45 a.m., traffic will not be allowed on University Drive through the campus and on St. Marie Street between Kirby Drive and University Drive.

Units in the parade will form in Lot B off of University Dr. and at 10 a.m. will exit onto northbound University Dr., traveling through the campus to St. Marie St., then turn left and finish at Kirby Drive.

Traffic on Kirby Drive will not be affected during the parade.

Traffic will also be allowed onto Junction Avenue from College Street, but only up to the parking lots off of Oakland Avenue. Westbound Traffic on St. Marie Street will be allowed up to Midway Avenue, but not past University.

DTA bus services will not be interrupted and will be allowed on the parade route.

Traffic is expected to be back to normal by 11 a.m.

Drivers are encouraged to use caution when driving within the area.