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Road closures for Michigan State homecoming parade

Posted: 7:40 AM, Oct 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-20 11:43:32Z
Road closures for Michigan State homecoming parade

The MSU Homecoming Parade begins Friday at 6:00 p.m.

The Grand Marshall for this year's parade is Tyler Oakley and the theme is "Uniquely Spartan".

The parade will start at the Abbot-Burcham intersection and will end at the intersection of Farm and Shaw Lanes.

The roads and streets that will be closed to accommodate the parade are listed below.

The roadways will re-open after the last parade unit goes through.

Abbot Road, between Oxford Road/Whitehills Drive and Burcham Drive, from 2:30-7 p.m.

Abbot Road, between Burcham Drive and Grand River Avenue, from 5:30-7:15 p.m.

Burcham Drive, between Old Hickory Lane and Abbot Road, from 3:30-7:15 p.m.

Grand River Avenue, between Abbot Road and the Collingwood Drive entrance to the MSU campus, from 5:30-7:15 p.m.

These streets near the East Lansing Hannah Community Center will also be closed Friday, Oct. 20 for parade staging:

Centerlawn Avenue, from Forest Street to Abbot Road, from 2:30-7p.m.

Evergreen Avenue, from Centerlawn Avenue to Northlawn Avenue,from 2:30-7 p.m.

Forest Street, from Centerlawn Avenue to Northlawn Avenue, from 2:30-7 p.m.

Fern Street, from Evergreen Avenue to Abbot Road, from 2:30-7 p.m.

Northlawn Avenue, from Forest Street to Abbot Road, from 2:30-7p.m.

The East Lansing Hannah Community Center will close at noon and that parking lot will be used for parade staging.

The East Lansing Public Library will close at 3 p.m. because of street closures.