Traffic Notice for Fourth of July Fireworks Presentation

  • Traffic Notice for Fourth of July Fireworks Presentation

    Traffic Notice for Fourth of July Fireworks Presentation

    The City of Martinsburg will sponsor fireworks on Monday, July 4th. The fireworks will be set off on Townsend’s Farm between I-81 and North Tennessee Ave. in the area of Professional Court as in the past several years. War Memorial Park will close at 8:30PM and visitors will be asked to exit the park after that time. The pool will operate as normal and close at 5:00PM. These areas will not be available for viewing the fireworks. Concessions and the mini golf course will be open from 11:00AM to dusk. There will be no special activities scheduled at the park.

    Parking will be restricted on the east side of Tennessee Avenue from Martin Street to War Memorial Park, there will be no parking on the east side of the street. Parking will be permitted on the west side of Tennessee Ave., up to the Max G. Parkinson bridge. There will be no parking past the bridge.

    Parking will not be allowed on the Berkeley Medical Center property. Those parking in the area of War Memorial Park and Berkeley Medical Center are asked to obey all no parking signs on private property.

    Parking along the Raleigh Street Extension and Interstate 81, including the entrance and exit ramps, is strictly prohibited. Officers will patrol those areas to enforce the no parking restrictions.

    After the fireworks are over, traffic will be directed out of the area by officers. Traffic on Tavern Road will be directed eastward to Rock Cliff Drive, cars north of War Memorial Park on Tennessee Avenue will be directed northbound on Tennessee, and cars south of the park on Tennessee will be directed southbound on Tennessee. Motorists are urged not to drive through yards or fields, please stay on paved streets.

    The Martinsburg Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July.