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Pear Blossom Related Road Closures
Pear Blossom festivities will affect traffic in the downtown Medford area over the course of Friday and Saturday. Through 7 p.m. tonight, Main Street will be closed from Riverside to Central Avenue, Bartlett Street will be closed from Middleford Alley to 8th Street, and the public parking lot between Riverside Avenue and Bartlett, north of 8th.
Tomorrow, the following streets close at 7 a.m.: Court Street from McAndrews to Edwards, Central Avenue from Highway 238 to Main Street and sections of Boardman, Beatty, Edwards and Manzanita Streets.
Running events will affect closures on Oakdale Avenue between 8th and Main Streets (between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m.), Main Street and 8th Street, from Fir to Elm Streets (starting at 6:45 a.m.) Main Street from Columbus to Hanley Road will be off-limits to westbound traffic between 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The parade route will close to traffic at 10:30 a.m. and re-open at 1:30 p.m. Riverside Avenue will become a 2-way street from 4th to 9th Streets, starting at 8:45 a.m. and ending at 1:30 p.m.