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Bordentown Township Police Department, NJ
Friday July 5th, 2019 :: 08:18 a.m. EDT


Traffic advisory for tonight's fireworks event.


The annual Foundation for Bordentown Traditions Independence Day Fireworks event is scheduled for this evening from 4pm – 10pm at Joseph Lawrence Park. This is a well-attended event that features heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic affecting Ward Ave., Hogback Rd. and all streets located within the Bossert Estates neighborhood. It is recommended that spectators plan to arrive early to avoid traffic delays.

Further details are as follows:

• The Bordentown Regional High School parking lots are designated as the general parking area for this event.
• The Peter Muschal School lot will be utilized for handicapped parking.
• Willow Rd. will be restricted to one side street parking on 7/5/19. This is necessary in order to provide sufficient space for Police/Fire/EMS vehicles in the event of an emergency.
• A temporary closure of Ward Ave. in front of the park (between Willow Rd. and Hogback Rd.) will be in effect from approximately 8pm – 10pm on 7/5/19.

Motorists are reminded that there will be a significant amount of vehicular and pedestrian traffic in this area prior to and after the event and are asked to please be very cautious when driving these roads.

No pets of any kind are allowed at this event except trained service animals. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones are also prohibited.

Bordentown Township Police will be utilizing our Nixle account to provide real-time text alerts to event attendees once they opt-in by texting BTOWN to 888777. This will allow attendees to receive alerts about general event details, safety, weather, parking and traffic.

Bordentown Township Police Department, NJ
1 Municipal Dr
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-298-4300

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