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Road closures start tonight for the Int'l Bar-B-Q Festival

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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

Drivers can expect to see road closures in Owensboro as the city gets ready for tomorrow's International Bar-B-Q Festival.

Several streets will be affected by closures that are in place for the event.

The first closures start tonight at 5 p.m. 

They include...

  • -2nd Street from Daviess Street to Frederica Street 
  • -Northbound on Frederica Street from 3rd Street to Veterans Boulevard
  • -St. Ann street from 3rd street to Veterans Boulevard
  • -Allen street from 3rd Street to Veterans Boulevard

The next group of closures takes place at 9 p.m.

Those include...

  • -2nd Street from Triplett Street to Frederica Street 
  • -J.R. Miller Boulevard from 3rd Street to the river
  • -Crittenden Street from 3rd Street to the river
  • -Bolivar Street from 3rd Street to 2nd Street
  • The following streets close Friday morning at 7 a.m....
  • -Veterans Boulevard from Daviess Street to Frederica Street
  • -Frederica Street from 3rd Street to Veterans Boulevard
  • -Clay Street from 3rd Street to 2nd Street

These will be added to the street closures that are taking effect tonight.

The city says its final closure takes place at 5 p.m. on Friday. 

Officials say there could be slight changes to the schedule depending on traffic and crowd conditions at the time.

14 News will be live at the festival on Friday, so be sure to tune in for our coverage, which lasts all day.

Click for a map of the road closures.

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