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Road Closures and Heavy Traffic in Pinellas Park Today

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It’s all part of the city’s annual Christmas parade compounded with a live concert in the area.

PINELLAS PARK – Heavy traffic is expected in Pinellas Park today (Dec. 12) from a mix of a live concert and the temporary closure of portions of Park Boulevard for the 43rd Annual Christmas parade.

The England Brothers Bandshell, 5010 81st Ave. N, will be the site of a live concert with Quiet Riot. Gates are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with the concert starting at 6 p.m. At the same time, the Pinellas Park Christmas parade is scheduled to step off along Park Boulevard at 6 p.m. Portions of eastbound Park from 66th to 40th streets N will be closed for the event. This closure affects 49th Street N and other cross streets in the area.

Closure details:

CLOSURES BEGIN at 1 p.m. at Park Boulevard and 66th Street N. Eastbound Park Boulevard will be closed between 66th Street and 58th Street (Railroad Crossing) by 1:30 p.m.

49TH STREET CLOSURES begin about 1:45 p.m. Complete closure of eastbound Park Boulevard between 66th and 49th streets N will be complete by approximately 2:15 p.m.

THE ENTIRE ROUTE (Eastbound Park Boulevard between 66th and 40th streets N) will be closed by approximately 2:30 p.m.


52nd Street N at Park Boulevard
49th Street N at Park Boulevard
(49th Street N between Park Boulevard & 70th Avenue)
43rd Street N at Park Boulevard
40th Street N at Park Boulevard

Please note the following:

All of these times are approximate.

While only eastbound Park Boulevard is closed, westbound Park Boulevard still becomes congested as do east- and westbound 70th and 78th avenues N.

Recommended Alternate Routes:

East/West – 118th Avenue N/Bryan Dairy Road, 82nd Avenue N, 62nd Avenue N, 54th Avenue N
North/South – U.S. 19 N (34th Street N), 66th Street N, Belcher Road/71st Street N.
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