July 4th Will Be Busy Day for Chillicothe Police Traffic Control

July 4th is going to be a very busy day for Chillicothe Police traffic control officers, with the two big events taking place in the downtown.

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Police Chief Keith Washburn says along with the usual traffic changes and congestion from the fireworks, will see added the day-long Water Street Mid Ohio Jeepers event from noon to 11pm, which will block off Water Street to through traffic, accept at the intersection with Yoctangee Park..

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Also, the chief says alcohol sold at the Water Street event- must stay on Water Street and can't be taken into the park or any other location. This is not considered a DORA event, which does allow alcohol to be taken to different locations in the downtown.

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Maps and traffic direction will be available on our website later this week.

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Listen to our iHeart Media News interview with Chief Keith Washburn on our podcast link below....

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