Issued June 26, 2019
An Independence Day Fireworks Celebration is scheduled for July 4th on the Kingston Waterfront. To accommodate this event and to ensure the safety of all participants, certain parking and traffic restrictions will be in effect.
Therefore, I, Steven T. Noble, Mayor of the City of Kingston, by the power vested in me by the Charter of the City of Kingston declare the following:
The following streets will have No Parking from 1 pm on July 4th to midnight on July 5th and will be closed to Vehicular Traffic from 3 pm on July 4th to midnight on July 5th: Broadway from Abeel Street to East Strand (Both Sides); All of West Strand; East Strand from Broadway to the municipal parking lot entrance. The Wurts Street (Old Rt. 9w) Bridge will be closed with NO PARKING from 8am on July 4th to midnight on July 5th.
From 1 pm on July 4th to midnight on July 5th, there will be NO PARKING on both sides of Abeel Street from Wurts Street to Broadway and the first three parking spaces on Broadway from the intersection of Abeel (approaching Garraghan Drive) to accommodate the shuttle bus maneuvering. There will also be NO PARKING on Thursday, July 4th, from 7 am to midnight on Friday, July 5th in the 3 rows of parking spaces closest to Gallo Park in the parking lot behind Mariner’s Harbor, at the intersection of West Strand and Dock Street.
For safety reasons, no pedestrian shall be allowed on the Wurts Street Bridge from 8 am on Thursday, July 4th to midnight on Friday, July 5th. No pedestrians will be allowed on the Rt. 9w Bridge from 6pm to 10:30pm.
Steven T. Noble