Two lanes of U.S. 90 to be closed for Veterans Parade

Biloxi police are cautioning motorists that traffic on U.S. 90 between downtown and Pine Street on Point Cadet will be limited to the two southernmost lanes Saturday from 10 a.m. to around 1 p.m., when the Veterans Parade rolls.

The parade will travel U.S. 90 from Main Street to Pine Street. It will begin at 11 a.m. and will use the two northernmost lanes of the highway. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday until the end of the parade, which may be as late as1 p.m.

Police Chief Bruce Dunagan said motorists hoping to avoid traffic slowdowns should use Howard Avenue or Division Street.

Those planning to attend the Antique ID Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tullis-Toledano Manor should use Howard Avenue and turn south on Kuhn Street to enter Tullis.

Dunagan also said the Mayor’s Cup 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday morning at 9, and will involve re-rerouting minimal traffic in the heart of downtown for an hour or so.

Police Department media contact: Sgt. Jackie Rhodes, Public Information Officer, Biloxi Police Department, 228-435-6133.