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Crews work on Friday to set up the stage for CityFest East Texas, scheduled this weekend, Oct. 5-6, 2019, in downtown Tyler. There will be road closures downtown in light of the festival. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

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.

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