Tuesday, November 11, 2014

96th Annual Veteran's Day Parade

Today marks a tradition almost 100 years old in San Jose, a Veteran's Day Parade. Below is a list of street closures Downtown to support the parade. The parade stats at Plaza de Cesar Chavez at 11am (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year). This is one of the largest parades in all of Northern California.

Road Closures
  • 7am: Easternmost portion of Park Ave. at S. Market St. closes for reviewing stand setup. Eastbound Park Avenue will remain open at all times from Almaden Blvd. to the break in the median strip and u-turn will continue open westbound for access to Park Center Plaza garage (main driveway). Westbound Park will be closed from Market St. to break in the median.
  • 9am: Parade staging area closes: Autumn St., from Santa Clara to St. John, Santa Clara from 87 to Montgomery, Delmas Ave. from Santa Clara to San Fernando, and Santa Clara, from Montgomery to Cahill.
  • 9am-2:45pm: Santa Clara St. off ramp from northbound Rt. 87 closes.
  • 10:45am: For the Ceremony; southbound lanes of S. Market St. close from San Fernando to San Carlos.
  • 11:20am-2pm: Parade route closes: Santa Clara St. from 87 to First, S. Market St. from St. John to San Carlos, side streets one block to either side of Parade route.

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