Downtown Poulsbo road closures planned for Viking Fest

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:15pm
  • News

The Poulsbo Police Department recently announced that it will be closing down a number of streets in downtown Poulsbo Saturday, May 18 in order to safely accomodate Viking Fest activities.

Starting at 9 a.m. the Viking Fest Road Race will see Front Street closed off to traffic, as well as 6th Avenue between Hostmark Street and Fjord Drive.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. soft closures will be in place for the Viking Fest Parade. A “soft” closure means that only residents who live in the affected area and parade participants will be allowed access to the following locations:

  • Hostmark Street and 8th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between Hostmark Street and Fjord Drive
  • Jensen Way and Moe Street
  • Front Street and Sunset Street
  • 4th Avenue between Iverson and Hostmark Street

From 1 to 4:30 p.m. hard closures will be enforced. A “hard” means no traffic can enter or leave the following affected areas:

  • Front Street through downtown Poulsbo
  • 6th Avenue between Hostmark Street and Fjord Drive
  • Jensen Way and Moe Street
  • Front Street and Sunset Street

Questions about closures may be directed to the Poulsbo Police Department at 360-779-3113

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