Special traffic arrangements implemented for SEMO District Fair

SEMO District Fair Sign
SEMO District Fair sign

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – The Cape Girardeau Police Department is implementing special traffic arrangements for the 2023 SEMO District Fair.

“No Parking” signs were placed around Arena Park on Friday, September 8 to restrict parking. The “No Parking” signs will be enforced beginning Saturday, September 9 at 6 a.m.

Any vehicles parked in a “No Parking” or “Restricted Parking” area will be towed away at the owner’s expense, and a traffic ticket could be issued.

Also on Friday, “No Parking” signs will be placed in Capaha Park, North West End Blvd. and Perry Ave. to restrict parking for the SEMO District Fair Parade that is Saturday, September 9. The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Capaha Park will closed at 6 a.m. Only vehicles actually used in the parade will be allowed inside the park.

If anyone wishes to deliver parade participants, they can be dropped off at the intersection of West End Blvd. and Normal Street at the park entrance.

Parade entries must enter Capaha Park from Broadway and Perry, according to the Cape Girardeau Police Department.

No southbound traffic will be allowed at Perry and Dunklin.

Anyone who drives around barricades may be ticketed.

West End Blvd. will be closed between Broadway and Normal Streets at 7 a.m. to allow the parade to form.

Broadway west of West End Blvd., and Kingshighway between Broadway and Cape Rock Drive, and Kingshighway from Hopper to Kiwanis will be closed during the parade.

Parking at police headquarters located at 2530 Maria Louise Lane and municipal court located at 2536 Maria Louise Lane is for official police or court business only from September 9-16.

Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense, and a traffic ticket may be issued.

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