BG streets closing for Black Swamp Arts Festival

In conjunction with the annual Black Swamp Arts Festival scheduled for Sept. 6-8, certain street closures
and parking restrictions will be imposed in downtown.
Beginning at 6 a.m. on Thursday, the eastern portion of City Parking Lot 2 will be closed. The entire lot
will be closed beginning Sept. 6 at 6 a.m.
At 3 a.m. on Sept. 7, on-street parking will be prohibited in the following locations: Main Street
between Clay and Pearl streets; Prospect Street between East Wooster and Clough streets; Clay between
Main and Grove streets; and Clough between Main and South Prospect streets. Any vehicle parked in these
restricted areas after 3 a.m. will be towed at the owner’s expense.
At 4 a.m. on Sept. 7, Main, between Clay and Pearl, will be closed to vehicular traffic. While Main is
closed, no through traffic will be permitted on Oak, Court, Clough and Washington streets. Wooster
Street will remain open for east and westbound traffic throughout the festival.
During the Main Street closing, detour routes for local and truck traffic will be posted.
Throughout the event, shuttle buses will pick up visitors at the Wood County Fairgrounds, Meijer and
Bowling Green State University. The buses will drop visitors off downtown at the Bowling Green Police
Division.
Handicap parking will be available in remaining public parking lots and at the City Administrative
Services Building, 304 N. Church St.
All streets will reopen and parking will be reinstated on Sunday evening.