With CityFest East Texas’ festival events this weekend, there will be a few road closures in the downtown Tyler area.
From 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, CityFest will host activities on the downtown square with various musical entertainment and family friendly events.
The Tyler Police Department is recommending those not attending CityFest to find alternative routes to bypass the downtown area.
Road closures Through Wednesday (includes replacing light pole)
Broadway Avenue — Between Elm Street and Ferguson Street
Erwin Street — Between College Avenue and Broadway Avenue
Friday through Monday
College Avenue — Between Ferguson Street and Erwin Street
Friday (after 5 p.m.) through Monday (7 a.m.)
College Avenue — Between Locust Street and Elm Street
Ferguson Street — Between Bois D’Arc Avenue and Spring Avenue
Erwin Street — Between Bois D’Arc and Spring Avenue
Broadway Avenue — Between Locust Street and Elm Street
Saturday (8 a.m.) through Monday (midnight)
Bois D’Arc Avenue — Between Locust Street and Erwin Street
Tyler police also suggest the following vehicle security measures: Remove all valuables from the vehicle before the event, lock your vehicle doors and secure items in the vehicle if needed.