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Road closures: Pinellas Park Christmas parade

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Posted at 5:42 AM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 05:42:41-05

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — If you live in Pinellas Park, make sure you know about these road closures on Saturday.

The police department says to expect delays while the annual Christmas Parade takes place. It starts at 6 p.m. and the roads will reopen when it's over.

Officers will being the process of shutting down the route at 12:30 p.m. at Park Boulevard and 66th Street.

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The closures will proceed eastbound and be completed at the following estimated times:

66th Street - 1:00 p.m.
58th Street - 1:30 p.m.
49th Street - 2:15 p.m.
40th Street - 3:30 p.m.

The department says you will not be able to cross Park Boulevard between 66th Street and U.S. 19 after 6 p.m.

When the route is shut down, officers say to expect delays on westbound Park Boulevard between 1:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

"Keep in mind, all Park Blvd cross streets are affected by the closure including 49th Street starting at 2:15 p.m. - U.S. 19, 66th St. and Belcher Rd./71st will be the only alternatives in the area for going North or South," the department said.

For more information on the parade, click here.