GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 21, 2021)--Lt. Jason Flood, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement today pertaining to parking and traffic restrictions for the Indepence Day Fireworks at the Bill Flynn's Sport's Complex on Johnson Blvd., Friday, July 2, starting at dusk.
In order to accommodate the Independence Day Fireworks on July 2nd, the following parking and traffic restrictions will be put into place:
Between 4:30 pm and 11:30 pm on July 2nd, parking will be prohibited on:
- Johnson Blvd. between Hudson St. (both sides of the street) to the intersection of Essex St. and Brown St. (both sides of the street).
- Bill Flynn Sports Complex parking lot.
- Basketball court parking lot (Nicholson Rd. /Johnson Blvd.)
All traffic is prohibited at the above mentioned locations as well.You may drop off those with disabilities at the intersection of Johnson Blvd. and Hudson St.We ask that you temporarily stop at the barricade, with your hazard lights on, and an officer will assist you.
Johnson Blvd. will remain closed at the conclusion of the fireworks display until the roadway is clear of all pedestrian traffic.Anyone choosing to park their vehicles in the 900 blocks of Morris, Middlesex and Paul Streets will not be able to remove their vehicles until Johnson Blvd. is reopened, as these are one way streets.Please keep this in mind when parking at the event.We also ask the residents of those blocks to make arrangements to park their vehicles at a different location, if the plan to leave their residence during the traffic restriction time periods.
Everyone will be required to stay on the east side of the railroad tracks (on top of the hill) during the fireworks display; as per safety regulations. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in this matter.