Road closures for Barbecue on the River

Barbecue on the River is underway in Paducah.

The annual event returns downtown this Thursday.

40,000 people are expected to come for the barbecue, live music, and more.

That means some roads in the downtown area will have to close.

Starting on Tuesday, the intersection of Water Street and Broadway Street will be closed.

On Wednesday, the following roads will be closed:
– Kentucky Avenue at 3rd Street
– 2nd Street at Broadway Street
– Jefferson Street at 3rd Street
– Monroe at 3rd Street
– Madison at 3rd Street

Thursday morning, the day the event starts, these roads will be closed:
– Kentucky Avenue entrance to the riverfront
– Broadway at 3rd Street

Porkstock kicks off Wednesday night.

Barbecue sales and all the entertainment start Thursday morning.

The event runs through late Saturday night.

For more information on the event, click here.

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