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Public Notice: Street and Parking Lot Closure

Posted on November 26, 2019

Notice is hereby given that streets and parking lot closure will take place due to the below events in Port Orchard. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event times listed below:

EVENT: Jingle Bell Run

TYPE:  1K/5K

DATE: Saturday, December 7th, 2019

TIME: Setup starts at 8:30 a.m., open to public at 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., tear down completed by 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Downtown Port Orchard; Streets (Bay Street; from Kitsap to Sidney and Westbound from Sidney to Olney. Also, Robert Geiger and Frederick Avenue)

 EVENT: Festival of Chimes and Lights

TYPE:  Festival

DATE: Saturday, December 7th, 2019

TIME: Open to public at 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Downtown Port Orchard; Parking Lots (Lot 1: between Orchard and Frederick streets on the north side of Bay Street; Lot 2: between Frederick Street and Sidney Avenue, north of Bay St.; Lot 5: all parking on City Hall property in front of the Police department; Lot 6: abutting the landscaped area at the SW corner of the Bay St and Dekalb St intersection; Lot 7: all parking spaced located on the library property which is limited to library staff only; and Lot 8: employee parking lot east of City Hall adjacent to Prospect Alley which is between Kitsap Street and Prospect Street.) Streets (Between Kitsap Street to Sidney Avenue; Bay Street, Water Street, Port Street, Orchard Avenue, Robert Geiger, Frederick Ave, and a portion of Sidney Street at the roundabout)

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