Lenox Square gears up for Independence Day celebration
By MYFOXATLANTA STAFF
BUCKHEAD, Ga. -
Big crowds will pack Lenox Square Friday night for the 55th annual Independence Day celebration. The Atlanta Police Department has announced plans to restrict traffic in the surrounding area.
All mall entrances will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 6:00 p.m. Several intersections wilt be barricaded starting at 6:00 p.m. to prevent the flow of traffic back to the restricted areas at Lenox Square.
Intersections that will be closed off include:
Peachtree Road and Lenox Road
Peachtree Road and Oak Valley Road
East Paces Ferry and Lenox Road
Peachtree Road and Stratford Road
Peachtree Road and Lenox Parkway (Ring Road)
Wright Avenue and Lenox Road
Kingsboro Road and Lenox Road
East Paces Ferry to Lenox Parkway (Ring Road)
Atlanta Police officers will be directing traffic after the event is over. People attending the event are advised to consider taking MARTA due to the high amount of congestion that will take place.
Paid parking will start at 5:00 p.m. for $10 at Lenox Square.