Route 66 Mother Road Festival begins Friday night

SPRINGFIELD - The 13th Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival and Car Show will be held in Springfield on September 26.

The event begins with the Route 66 Cruise, which begins at the Capital City Shopping Center at 6:00 p.m.  The cruise will head south on Dirksen Parkway, west on Adlai Stevenson Drive, turning north on South 6th Street and continuing on the road until reaching the downtown venue.

The Springfield Police Department is notifying residents that during the cruise, north and south bound traffic will be limited on Adlai Stevenson Drive, along with east and west bound traffic on 6th Street.

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