August 1, 2019 – In preparation for the Decatur Celebration, roads will begin closing Friday morning to prepare the fences. If you work downtown, prepare to park outside the Celebration footprint starting Friday morning even if the fences have not yet been erected. I you are traveling north on Franklin street, use the detour at Cantrell to MLK to proceed to Eldorado beginning tomorrow morning.
Additional road closures:
Franklin Street will be closed between Eldorado Street and East Main Street
Water Street will be closed between just south of Eldorado and just south of East Main.
Merchant Street will be closed between Prairie and Main.
North Street will be blocked off east of Water and west of Jackson.
William Street will be closed east of North Main Street to the main gate just east of Franklin. Prairie Street will be closed west of Central Park between North Main and Water; on the east side of the park, Prairie will be closed for the Funfest Stage between the Post Office and the library. East Main will be closed between Merchant and Franklin.