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Streets to avoid Saturday during the International Association of Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service

Posted: 4:56 PM, Sep 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-20 18:56:52-04
Sunrise over Prospect Lake in Memorial Park

COLORADO SPRINGS — Traffic is expected to be a bit rough for drivers during the 33rd International Association of Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service being held on Saturday. A procession will depart south from the Costco parking lot at 5050 North Nevada Avenue traveling to Memorial Park. Police will use rolling traffic closures between 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

PROCESSION ROUTE:

South on Nevada Avenue

East on Fontanero Street

South on Wahsatch

East on Pikes Peak to Memorial Park

In addition to the rolling closures, the following roads adjacent to Memorial Park will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Hancock Avenue: East Kiowa to Cucharras street

Pike Peak Avenue: Institute street to Union Blvd.

Taking an alternate route is highly recommended. If you have to be in the area during those times, be patient and expect major delays.