City of Columbus announces road closures for Mayor’s MLK Unity Day event

Columbus, GA (WLTZ) – The City of Columbus announces road closures and or interruptions in support for the Mayor’s MLK Unity Day event on January 14, 2017.

The following events will be taking place:

A 1 mile walk, 5K run, 10K run will begin at 8:45 am and will last until 11:30 am. The main road closures will be Wyntonn Rd, 11th St from 10th Ave. to 6th Ave., 6th Ave. (north and south) from 7th St to Linwood Blvd and all side streets feeding into 6th Ave. at their intersections.

The MLK Unity Rally from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM. The road closures for this rally are Liberty Theatre, 8th Ave. between 8th and 9th St.

The Mayor’s MLK Processional will begin at 12:00 PM and will be ending at 12:30 PM. The roads that will be closed for this event are 6th Ave. from 11th St south to 9th St., 6th Ave. from 7th St. north to 8th St. and 9th St. from 2nd Ave. east to 6th Ave.

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