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With the popular Concours d’Elegance car show rolling into the City Sunday, Aug. 23, the Geneva Police Department announced several downtown streets will be closed to traffic and parking this weekend.
“No Parking” signage will be posted by officers during daytime hours Saturday, Aug. 22 with restrictions taking effect at midnight. Event organizers and their staff will begin staging the car show early Aug. 23. Vehicles that are left in posted unauthorized parking areas risk being towed.
Downtown streets that will be designated as “No Parking” and will be closed to traffic for the event are:
• Third Street – from State to South streets;• James Street – from Third to Fourth streets;• Campbell Street – from Second to Fifth streets;• Franklin Street – from Second to Fourth streets;• Fulton Street – from Second to Fourth streets; and• Fourth Street – from Franklin to Campbell streets.
Additional roads may be closed for parking as well to provide efficient and safe travel through residential streets.
Route 31 should be used as the primary north and south roadway through downtown Geneva during the car show. Free event parking will be available in the Third Street Commuter Parking deck and the lots surrounding the Metra train station.
The Concours d’Elegance will showcase some of the finest antique, classic and modern automobiles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23. South Third Street is expected to reopen for traffic and parking no later than 7 p.m. that night.