Joplin’s Main Street to be closed from 1st to 7th on Friday afternoon for “Truck Convoy and Show”

FROM THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

Main Street from 1 st to 7 th will beclosed tomorrow afternoon (Friday, September 27, 2013) starting at 3 p.m. Main Street is being closed for a “TruckConvoy and Show” presented by Guilty by Association, benefiting MissouriSpecial Olympics.

Main Street is being closed at 3 p.m. in preparation for thevendors and Semi’s that we are parking on Main Street, and a concert in theevening at 4 th and Main at 9 pm.

Motorist are asked to be aware of this street closer andalso warn that the side streets accessing this portion of Main will also beclosed. 2 nd Street will be the only street available for vehicles tocross Main Street in this corridor.

We also want to caution drivers that the “Truck Convoy” willbe departing from Hwy 43 and Interstate 44 around 6 pm traveling to DowntownJoplin with escort and traffic control provided. Guilty by Association isexpecting over 165 Semi’s to participate in this event which may set a recordfor Special Olympic Truck Convoy’s.

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