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: First Responders, Family, Friends Attend Viewing For Fallen Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson In South 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: 21-Year-Old Woman Dies During Crash In Philadelphia's Mayfair Section
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: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region