Lamar Homecoming parade to affect traffic

Lamar Homecoming parade to affect traffic

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, Lamar University will celebrate their 2015 Homecoming. There are numerous events planned for the day, including a homecoming parade, which will start at 1 p.m. at E. Lavaca and University Drive; it will proceed east on Lavaca to MLK; continue south on MLK to E. Virginia, and end at E. Virginia and Rolfe Christopher Dr.

According to Officer Carol Riley, this event is supposed to take place, even in inclement weather. The first road closure is Jimmy Simmons from E. Lavaca to Virginia at 10:45 a.m. We will close and secure the entire route at 12:45 p.m. The parade will start at 1 p.m. and is expected to end between  2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Motorists should plan ahead to avoid a difficult commute.

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