Police restrict downtown parking on Friday as Owego celebrates ‘Lights on the River’

‘Lights on the River’ taking place on Friday in downtown OwegoDon’t miss the fireworks planned during Light on the River on Friday. (File Photo / Wendy Post)

The Owego Police have announced that beginning at 2 p.m., there will be restricted parking in downtown Owego for Lights on the River, taking place from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday. 

Visitors and residents should be aware that Lake Street and Front Street, between Church Street and Court Street in Owego will be closed. The closings are in effect beginning at 3 p.m. and until 9 p.m. No on-street parking will be allowed in the area. 

Additionally, all vehicles must be removed from Lake Street and Front Street by 2 p.m.

Fireworks are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. from Draper Park. The Court Street Bridge, Park Street, and Front Street from Church Street to Academy Street will be closed from 7 p.m. until the conclusion of the fireworks and officials clear the area. 

The police also recommended that those traveling should seek alternate routes to avoid delays. 

For more information, you can contact the Owego Police Department by calling (607) 687-2234.

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