SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News is working for you with a Cone Zone Traffic Alert for downtown Springfield Friday and Saturday. The Memorial Bridge will be shutting down at 11:00 Friday night to begin the setup for the Star Spangled Springfield fireworks the following night. At around 7:30 on Saturday evening, police will be shutting down the streets surrounding the Memorial Bridge, and Exit 7 of I-91 (which leads to the bridge) will also be closed.
The Independence Day festivities at Riverfront Park will begin at around 7:00 Saturday night, with the fireworks starting at 9:30.
The bridge and surrounding roadways are expected to re-open at around 11:00 Saturday night.
WWLP- 22News is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Star Spangled Springfield.