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6/4/2015 - Parking Options and Traffic Restrictions for Upcoming Weekend Events in Bangor

Two events on Sunday in Bangor are expected to make traffic heavier on Main Street in the area of the Cross Insurance Center and Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. City officials urge residents and visitors to plan extra travel time if in the area Sunday.

Bangor High School graduation occurs at the Cross Insurance Center on Sunday at 4:00 PM. For those attending graduation, please plan plenty of time to arrive, park, and walk. The Cross Insurance Center parking lots can be accessed via Buck Street or Bass Park Boulevard (formerly Dutton Street).

Also on Sunday, Zac Brown Band will be performing at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. Pre-show events begin at the Railroad Stage area with the Pavilion gates opening at 5:30 PM, and the concert start time is 6:30 PM.

For those attending the concert there are several routes to enter Bangor. From the east, travelers can come into Bangor via the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge from Brewer on Route 1A. There is parking available at the Pickering Square Parking Garage or on the streets around downtown Bangor. From the south, an alternative is to access Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion via Hammond and Cedar Streets.

Railroad and Front Streets will be closed, which they typically are for Waterfront events.

City officials also want to remind motorists of the ongoing construction on Main Street from the I-395 interchange to Cedar Street.

The City maintains traffic alerts and information on the City website at, You can also follow the City on Facebook and Twitter or download the new GOBangor app for your smartphone.

For more information contact:

Sgt/PIO Tim Cotton Tracy Willette, Director, Parks and Recreation

947-7384 X9, 5717 992-4497


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