[UPDATE] Springtime Tallahassee Detour Information

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

UPDATE -- April 1, 2011


On Saturday, April 2, 2011, beginning at 7:30AM, in an effort to keep participants safe during the Springtime Tallahassee Road Race and Parade, the Tallahassee Police Department will limit vehicle traffic along Monroe Street from Apalachee Parkway to Seventh Avenue. Motorists not attending these events are encouraged to seek alternate routes in an effort to avoid delays.

The following streets will be closed:

Beginning at 7:30AM, Monroe Street, from Apalachee Parkway to Tennessee Street is scheduled to be closed for the runners in the Springtime Road Race. It will reopen once all the runners turn onto Call Street.

Beginning at 6:30AM, Monroe Street from Seventh Avenue to Brevard Street is scheduled to be closed for parade staging.

Beginning at 10:00AM, Monroe Street from Brevard Street to Gaines Street is expected to close for the parade.

From 6:30AM-6:30PM, Duval Street from Pensacola Street to Park Avenue will be closed.


Eastbound Tennessee Street detours north on Duval Street to 6th Avenue. Continue on 6th Avenue to Thomasville Road, turn right then veer left onto Calhoun Street and continue to Tennessee Street.

Westbound Tennessee Street will detour north on Gadsden St. to 7th Avenue. Continue to Bronough Street, turn left and continue to Tennessee Street.


Tallahassee, Florida -- March 29, 2011 --

Springtime Detour information April 2, 2011


Eastbound Tennessee St. detours north on Duval St. to 6th Ave. Continue on 6th Ave. to Thomasville Rd. turn right then veer left onto Calhoun St. and continue to Tennessee St.

Westbound Tennessee St. will detour north on Gadsden St. to 7th Ave. continue to Bronough St. turn left and continue to Tennessee St.

Southbound Monroe St. will turn detour east at 6th Ave. continue to Magnolia Dr. turn right and follow Magnolia Dr. back to Monroe St.

Northbound Monroe St. will detour west at Gaines St. to Railroad Ave. follow Railroad (Macomb St. & Old Bainbridge Rd.) to Tharpe St., turn right and continue to Monroe St.

Westbound Apalachee Parkway drivers who wish to go south on Monroe St. should turn left at Magnolia Dr. and follow to S. Monroe St. Drivers wishing to head north should take the Franklin Blvd. exit continue to Tennesse St. then detour north on Gadsden St. to 7th Ave. continue to Monroe St.


Spring is in full bloom in the Capital City and what better way to celebrate than with a festival and parade? Springtime Tallahassee kicks off on April 1st with a Downtown GetDown. The fun continues on April 2nd with a grand parade and a day full of festivities in the downtown parks.

-43rd Annual Springtime Tallahassee Festival and Grand Parade
-Springtime Downtown GetDown April 1st
-Parade and festival April 2nd starting at 10:30am
-For more information call 850-224-5012

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