Parking lot, streets closing for Dragon Boat Fest

Published on July 23, 2014

The Glasgow Square Parking lot will be closed all day today for site set up and preparations for the Race on the River Pictou County Dragon Boat Festival, the Town of New Glasgow has said.

Road closures on Friday will include the closure of Riverside Parkway from George Street to MacLean Street, beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. until Saturday at 6 p.m.  The portion of Dalhousie Street from the Town Hall to Riverside Parkway will also be closed to traffic during the event. Traffic will also be reduced to one lane eastbound on the George Street Bridge during this time frame.

Access to Crabbie J's Marina is available off the George Street Bridge. Motorists are also reminded of the four-way stop entering and exiting the downtown core via the George Street Bridge and to proceed with caution.