City of Columbus announces road closures for MLK Unity Day

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Several events will take place in Columbus in support of the mayor's MLK Unity Day.

The following events and road closures will be in effect Saturday, Jan. 13:

MLK Unity Rally: 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

8th Avenue between 8th Street and 9th Street

1 Mile Walk, 5K run, 10K Run: 8:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

MLK Boulevard west of YMCA

10th Avenue between MLK and Wynnton Road

11th Street from 10th Avenue to 6th Avenue

6th Avenue (north and south) from 7th Street to Linwood Boulevard

All side streets feeding into 6th Avenue at their intersections

Mayor's MLK Processional: Noon - 12:30 p.m.

6th Avenue from 11th Street south to 9th Street

6th Avenue from 7th Street north to 8th Street

9th Street from 2nd Avenue east to 6th Avenue

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