Road Closures for Edison Grand Parade and 5K Run

The Fort Myers Police Department is alerting all motorists that most roads in and around downtown Fort Myers will be closed starting in the early morning hours on Saturday, February 15, 2019.

The Parade / 5K route will include Cortez Boulevard, US 41 (Cleveland Avenue) and Main St. which will close at 5:00 PM. 

Other notes:

  • The parade exit route from downtown will be along Jackson Street to Edison Avenue, which will be closed as well.
  • Southbound traffic on US 41 will be diverted off the Caloosahatchee Bridge and detoured onto McGregor Boulevard.
  • Lee Memorial Hospital entrance after road closures will be at Cleveland Avenue and Canal Streets.
  • Fireworks will be deployed from Centennial Park near the conclusion of the parade at approximately 8:30 p.m.
  • The Fort Myers Police Department stresses that traffic will be extremely restricted along the parade route and motorists must seek alternate routes.
  • Please pay attention to detour and direction signage and prepare to follow patrol officer instructions.