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Weekend street closures: Austin Pride Parade

It’s a big one

Photo of a woman blowing a soap bubble with Pride flag

There’s only one significant set of downtown street closures this weekend, but it’s a big one: More than 400,000 people are expected to attend Austin Pride festivities this weekend, and thousands will likely be marching in the parade Saturday.

Courtesy of the Downtown Austin Alliance website, here is a list of street closures and a map of same.

Austin Pride Parade 2018

Saturday, August 11

5:00 PM to 12:00 AM

SAN JACINTO BOULEVARD

Between East 15th Street and East 11th Street

This closure will go into effect at 1:00 p.m.

EAST 11TH STREET

Between Brazos Street and Colorado Street

This closure will go into effect at 5:00 p.m.

CONGRESS AVENUE

(Partial Closure)

Between 11th Street and 4th Street

Cross streets will remain open until the parade begins at 8:00 p.m.

EAST 11TH STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between Brazos Street and Trinity Street

Eastbound lanes will remain open.

WEST 11TH STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between Lavaca Street and Colorado Street

Westbound lanes will remain open.

COLORADO ST

Between 11th St and 11th St

Westbound lanes will remain open.

EAST 4TH STREET

Between Brazos St and Congress Ave

Eastbound lanes remain open.

4TH STREET

Between Congress Ave and San Antonio St

APD will control intersections and allow cross traffic as conditions permit.

5TH STREET, 7TH STREET, 9TH STREET

Between Colorado Street and Congress Ave

5th Street will remain open until the parade begins at 8:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure areas.

12TH STREET, 13TH STREET, 14TH STREET

Between Trinity Street and San Jacinto Boulevard

These closures will go into effect at 1:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure area.

COLORADO STREET

Between West 6th Street and West 3rd Street

This closure will go into effect at 7:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure area.

6TH STREET, 8TH STREET, 10TH STREET

Between Brazos Street and Congress Street

6th Street will remain open until the parade begins at 8:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure areas.

GUADALUPE STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between W 9th Street and W 4th Street

Lanes Reduction

LAVACA STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between W Cesar Chavez Street and W 4th Street

Lanes Reduction

LAVACA STREET

Between W 3rd Street and W 5th Street

Closed during parade from 8:00pm to 10:30pm

LAVACA STREET

Between C. Chavez Street and W 3rd Street

Closed during parade from 8:00pm to 10:30pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure area.

W 5TH STREET

Between Lavaca Street and Colorado Street

This closure will go into effect at 7:00 pm.