Hattiesburg Mardi Gras Parade road closures

Hattiesburg Mardi Gras Parade road closures

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The City of Hattiesburg is hosting its annual Mardi Gras Parade this Saturday, Feb. 23.

The parade will start at 11 a.m. at the corner of Service Road and West 4th Street, continuing onto Hardy Street and 38th Avenue and end at Morningside Drive.

The following streets will close during the parade:

  • West 4th and Service Drive
  • College Drive and Service Drive
  • Felder Place and Service Drive
  • Alumni Drive and Service Road
  • Southern Miss Drive and Service Road
  • Southern Miss Drive and Hardy Street
  • S 27th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • S 28th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • East Memorial Drive and Hardy Street
  • S 29th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • West Memorial Plaza and Hardy Street
  • N/S 31st Avenue and Hardy Street
  • N 32nd Avenue and Hardy Street
  • N 33rd Avenue and Hardy Street
  • Southampton Road and Hardy Street
  • Ross Boulevard and Hardy Street
  • N/S 34th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • N 35th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • N 36th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • S 37th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • N 38th Avenue and Hardy Street
  • Pearl Street and N 38th Avenue
  • Montague Boulevard and N 38th Avenue
  • Mable Street and N 38th Avenue
  • Morningside Drive and N 38th Avenue

The city intends for the parade to happen despite the upcoming weather this weekend. However, in the event of a severe weather situation, a final call will be made Saturday morning.

Streets will close at 10 a.m. and will stay closed for approximately four to five hours. 40th Avenue will open to north and southbound routes to help with detour traffic.

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