MLK Day events require road closures


MLK Day events require road closures

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January 16, 2017, Atlanta - A bass drum player taps out and kneels for a short rest towards the conclusion to the annual MLK Day parade in Lawrenceville, Georgia, on Monday, January 16, 2017. (HENRY TAYLOR / HENRY.TAYLOR@AJC.COM)

WSB Radio has a list of road closures caused by Martin Luther King Jr. Day events today.

They include:

  • 10th Street in both directions for the MLK Day 5K “Let Freedom Run,” which began at 8 a.m.;
  • Auburn Avenue in both directions for the King Week Holiday march and rally, which begins at 2 p.m.;
  • Portions of Hood Avenue, Highway 85 and Highway 54 in Fayetteville for the MLK Jr. Day parade, which begins at 10:30 a.m. at Fayette County High School; and
  • Portions of Lawrenceville Highway and Langley Drive in Lawrenceville for the Gwinnett County MLK Day Parade at 11 a.m.

Click here for a list of Atlanta area events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. There are also many MLK Day of Service opportunities in Metro Atlanta. That list is here.

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