Traffic Alert: Friendswood Youth Sports Parade
Some major roads will be temporarily closed in Friendswood on Saturday morning, March 25th, for the Friendswood Youth Sports Day Parade. The parade begins at 9:00 a.m.
FM 518 - Beginning at 8:45 a.m., northbound traffic on FM 518 will be diverted at East Shadowbend, to Morningside Drive, to Pecan Drive and then FM 2351, rejoining FM 518 northbound at FM 2351. At 8:45 a.m., southbound traffic on FM 518 will be diverted east or west at FM 2351. Westbound drivers on FM 2351 go to Sunset Drive, to FM 528, and left to FM 518. Eastbound drivers on FM 2351 go to Blackhawk, to FM 528, and right on FM 518. As the parade passes, sections of FM 518 will be opened to traffic.
FM 2351 - Just before the parade reaches FM 2351, FM 2351 will be closed to traffic from FM 518 to Stadium Lane. Traffic going east on FM 2351 will take Sunset Drive to FM 528, then rejoin FM 518. Westbound traffic will be momentarily stopped, then follow the parade until the last parade unit is on Stadium Lane.
Uniformed officers will be at major intersections to direct traffic. Pedestrians are urged to exercise caution near the roadways.
Following the parade, at Renwick Park, Girls Softball and Little League Baseball will have their ceremonial “first pitch.”