Balloon Festival Traffic Alerts

  • August 16, 2019

Court Street has been reduced to ONE LANE of travel from Mechanics Row, across the Longley Bridge into Lewiston. This will remain in effect through the duration of the festival/weekend. Motors are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid delays.

On Saturday (8/17) at approximately 11:00AM, the Balloon Festival Parade will span both cities. The parade will stage on Elm Street, leaving one lane of travel. The parade will exit Elm, turn left on Main Street, then right onto Court and across the Longley Bridge to Lewiston. Both Main Street (from Elm to Court) and Court Street (from Turner to the Longley Bridge) will be closed until the conclusion of the parade.

**Closure List:
Main Street @ Elm Street
Vine Street @ Main Street
Drummond Street @ Main Street
Court Street @ Turner Street
Mechanics Row @ Court Street

**These are temporary closures during the parade only.