PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Greek Independence Day Parade is being held this Sunday, and Philadelphia officials are warning residents of road closures and delays.
The parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 23rd at 1 p.m.READ MORE: Sources: Missing Bucks County Woman Casey Johnston's Car Found In Northeast Philadelphia
Participants will assemble on the Ben Franklin Parkway between 16th and 18th Streets and head west to the viewing stand at 2300 Ben Franklin Parkway.READ MORE: Stallings' RBI In 9th Sends Pirates To 3-2 Win Over Phillies
As a result, the Parkway will close from 16th Street to 23rd Street. Eakins Oval North/South cross traffic will be allowed to run on the numbered streets during gaps in the parade.MORE NEWS: 'It's OK To Take A Break': Lokal Artisan Foods Shuts Down For Mental Health Forum With Employees
Police officers will be assisting with traffic, but motorists should expect delays.