South Brunswick’s July 4th celebration moved to Friday, expect traffic delays

BY Christopher Lang, Correspondent, @topherlang2 | MonroeNow | Jul 3, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Local police are reminding residents and anyone from Middlesex County planning to attend the township’s July 4 celebration on Friday to expect increased traffic.

The event was originally planned for July 3, but rain and thunderstorms caused it to be cancelled.

The township’s celebration starts at 6 p.m. on the fields of Crossroads Middle School, near 635 Georges Road.

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“The streets of Major Road, Kingston Lane and Georges Road will have increased pedestrian and vehicular traffic,” the department said in a statement. “Officers will be stationed in and around the event to assist with traffic issues.” Police anticipate the greatest volume of traffic will occur between 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The statement also notes that parking will not be available on Major Road near the school and there will be no general parking allowed at the Crossroads North lot. Parking is available at Crossroads Middle School South, South Brunswick Public Library and Municipal Complex.

Aside from the fireworks at night, “The Fabulous Grease Band,” will perform for onlookers, playing music from the 1960s through the present. There will also be food vendors on site. The event is free to all.

The rain date for the event is July 6.