HillFest Traffic Advisory for Sunday August 28

Street closures will vary between 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The HillFest Festival will be taking place on Sunday, August 28, on 4th Street from 5th Avenue East to 7th Avenue East.

The Festival will start at 1:00p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m., and street closure times will vary.

At Noon: 4th Street will be closed from 5th to 6th Avenue East, and also from 6th to 7th Avenue East for event set up. 6th Avenue East will remain open at this time.

At 1:00 p.m.: 6th Avenue East will be closed from 3rd to 5th Street in addition to the 4th Street closure.

-Down bound 6th Avenue East traffic will be diverted at 5th Street; East toward 7th Avenue East and West toward 5th Avenue East.
-Northbound 6th Avenue East traffic will be diverted east on 2nd Street toward 7th Avenue East, or West on 3rd Street toward 5th Ave E

Whole Foods Coop: Access will be from 7th Ave E – the eastbound lane will be coned for two-way traffic in and out of the store lot.

Super America: Access to Super America will be from the 7th Ave E through the Alley below 4th Street, and over to 6th Ave E

– Northbound DTA buses will travel East on 2nd St to 7th Ave E, turn left up 7th Ave to 5th St and turn left to 6th Ave E where it will continue northbound
– Southbound DTA buses will come down 6th Ave E and turn left on 5th St, then right on 7th Ave E to 3rd St where they will turn right and continue westbound on 3rd St.

The festival ends at 6:00 p.m. at which time 6th Ave E will re-open. 4th St will remain closed until 7:00 p.m. for the festival tear down.

Motorists in the area of the Festival should slow down and drive with caution and watch for signs, barricades, pedestrians, and police officers directing traffic.

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