Newark Road Closures For Sunday’s Memorial Day Parade

Here are the local road closures for Sunday’s memorial Day parade.

EVENT NAME: 2017 Memorial Day Parade

EVENT TYPE: Community Holiday Parade

PERMIT ISSUED TO: City of Newark

DATE: Sunday, May 21, 2017

TIME: Ceremony 1:00pm, Parade 2:00pm
Detour 11:00am – 3:45pm (approximate end time)


Academy Street will be closed between E. Main St and E. Delaware Ave from 11:00am to 3:45pm

Winslow Rd and Sunset Rd will be blocked at S. College Ave from 12:25pm to 3:45pm

S. College Avenue will be closed between Main St and Park Pl (local residents/parade participants allowed) from 12:30pm to 3:45pm

S. Main St northbound from Amstel Ave to W. Delaware Ave will be closed from 12:30pm to 3:45pm

W. Delaware Ave eastbound from S. Main St to S. College Ave will be closed from 12:30pm to 3:45pm

Orchard Rd northbound will be closed from Amstel Ave from 12:30pm to 3:45pm

E. Main St will be closed from Library Ave to S. College Ave from 1:30pm (local residents allowed in certain areas) to 3:45pm

S. Chapel St northbound will be closed from E. Delaware Ave from 1:30pm to 3:45pm

N. Chapel St southbound from E. Cleveland Ave will have limited access to local traffic and vehicles going to the Newark Shopping Center from 1:30pm to 3:45pm


Image Credits: Georgetown Millsboro Rotary Club