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: Woman Beaten To Death With Pipe In Old City, Philadelphia Police Say
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: West Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Golf Course Set To Be Restored
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.
Police officers will be assisting with traffic, but motorists should expect delays.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia's Health Department No Longer Recommending Pauses To In-Person Learning For City Schools