CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Oct. 4, 2000
(EDITOR'S NOTE: see accompanying parade route map for affected street closures.)
Homecoming parade route is announced
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Several streets in downtown Iowa City will be closed
Friday, Oct. 6 and one Iowa City Transit downtown bus route will be halted
to allow for the University of Iowa Homecoming 2000 parade, which begins at
6:15 p.m. Friday. Automobiles parked at these locations along the closed streets
will be towed after the following times:
Noon. -- Clinton Street and Washington Street. Towing will begin
at 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. -- Gilbert Street and Iowa Street intersection; Dubuque
and Iowa Street intersection. Towing begins at 2 p.m.
3:30 p.m. -- Dubuque, Iowa, Clinton, and Bloomington Street intersections.
at 4 p.m.
4 p.m. -- Parade route (begins and heads west at Gilbert and Iowa
Streets; north on Dubuque to Bloomington Streets; west on Bloomington to Clinton
Street; south from Clinton to Washington Street; ending at Washington and
4:30 p.m. -- Washington and Clinton Street intersection. Towing begins
at 5 p.m.
5:15 p.m. -- The Iowa City Transit Department will end passenger
pickup along the Clinton Street route.
6 p.m. -- Gilbert, Burlington and Jefferson Street intersections.
9 p.m. -- Iowa Avenue, westbound to allow for fireworks display.
Handicapped and special needs persons will find designated parking on Iowa,
Linn and Clinton streets.