Po­lice re­mind mo­torists to pay at­ten­tion dur­ing week­end fes­tiv­i­ties

Cape Breton Post - - Front Page -

SYD­NEY — Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Po­lice are re­mind­ing mo­torists to pay ex­tra at­ten­tion in down­town Syd­ney and Louis­bourg this week­end.

Large crowds are ex­pected dur­ing events con­nected to the Syd­ney Water­front Fes­ti­val, the Tall Ships visit, Pride Week, Cape Bre­ton Bike Rally and Crab Fest. Po­lice are also tak­ing spe­cific mea­sures to ease traf­fic con­ges­tion and en­sure mo­torist and pedes­trian safety.

Dur­ing the Makin’ Waves Mu­sic Fes­ti­val to­day, po­lice will en­force ex­ist­ing park­ing reg­u­la­tions, which in­cludes no park­ing on sec­tions of Ge­orge Street and Cres­cent Street. Be­gin­ning at 9 p.m. tonight, the Night Light Pa­rade will travel along the Es­planade, Townsend, Ge­orge and Dorch­ester streets, which will be in­ac­ces­si­ble to mo­torist traf­fic while the pa­rade moves through. Char­lotte Street, between Dorch­ester and Fal­mouth streets, and Went­worth Street, between Bentinck Street and the Es­planade, will be closed to traf­fic from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. on Satur­day dur­ing the Syd­ney Water­front Street Fes­ti­val. Prince and Pitt streets will re­main open for through traf­fic. Be­gin­ning at noon on Satur­day, the Pride Pa­rade will travel along Ge­orge, Dorch­ester, the Es­planade, Townsend and Ferry streets, which will be in­ac­ces­si­ble to mo­torist traf­fic while the pa­rade moves through.

In Louis­bourg, there will be no park­ing on Lower War­ren Street or the right side of Main Street head­ing in­bound to Louis­bourg from Friday to Sun­day.

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