A reminder that you’re going to want to avoid driving through downtown this weekend if you’re not taking part in Hoopfest.

Starting at 6 this morning, Howard St. from Main Ave. to Spokane Falls Blvd. was closed; the remaining streets will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 25, through 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 27.

North-south routes will be limited; through access will be maintained on Monroe, Lincoln, Howard, Bernard, and Division streets. The main grid downtown will be closed to traffic including: Sprague Ave. from Howard to Monroe streets; Main Ave. from Lincoln to Browne streets; Riverside Ave. from Bernard to Monroe streets; Broadway Ave. east of Monroe, Mallon Ave. from Post St. to the west side of The Flour Mill; Washington St. northbound at Sprague Ave. and southbound at Northriver Dr.; Wall St. from First to Second avenues; Post St. between Mallon and Broadway avenues as well as the Post St. Bridge; and Spokane Falls Blvd. at its intersection with Bernard St.

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