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Takoma Park Police Department • 7500 Maple Avenue • Takoma Park, MD 20912

4th of July Parade Route CHANGE

July 4, 2019

A large tee fell in the 7300 block of Maple Ave near Tulip in the overnight hours. Pepco is currently on scene and needs to replace the pole and adjust several others to restore power in the area. Maple Avenue between Tulip Avenue and Valley View will be closed for the remainder of the day for repairs.

The parade will start at Carroll/Ethan Allen as usual and will continue on Carroll Ave where it will turn right onto Philadelphia Avenue. The parade will then turn right on Maple Avenue and end at Maple and Ritchie.


Catherine Plevy
Public Information Officer
Takoma Park Police Department

Phone: 301-891-7142
Cell:  240-338-2901
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