Will you be driving in downtown Rochester in the next two weeks?
If so, you may need to alter your route — and also roll down the windows and enjoy the music.
A host of streets will be closed to accommodate the upcoming CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival that runs Friday through June 25.
Some streets will be closed for the duration. Others have late-afternoon/nighttime closures only.
Here are the impacted roadways:
» Gibbs Street will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday from East Avenue to East Main Street. It is scheduled to reopen by 12:01 a.m. on June 27.
» Cortland Street from East Main to Elm Street, closed from 6 a.m. Friday to 12:01 a.m. on June 27.
» Main Street from Scio Street to Chestnut Street: 5 p.m. to midnight daily starting Friday.
» East Avenue from Scio Street to Chestnut Street: 5 p.m. to midnight daily starting Friday.
» Elm Street from Clinton Square to Atlas Street: 3 p.m. to midnight from Friday through June 25.
» Andrew Langston Way from Elm Street to East Main Street: 3 p.m. to midnight from Friday through June 25.
» Atlas Street from Euclid Street to Elm Street: 3 p.m. to midnight from Friday through June 25.
» Euclid Street from Chestnut to Andrew Langston Way: 3 p.m. to midnight from Friday through June 25.
» Court Street from Chestut to Broadway: 7 a.m. to midnight, June 23-25.
Bus routes also will be impacted. RTS has not posted its temporary route/bus stop changes yet, but a customer service representative said the RTS website should have information soon.
The Jazz Festival website has information on free shows as well as ticket availability and performance schedules.
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