Several streets to close Saturday due to protest

Several streets to close Saturday due to protest

Several streets in downtown Madison will be closed Saturday afternoon due to a protest, city officials said Friday.

The Madison Resistance March is scheduled to begin at noon at Brittingham Park and end at the City-County Building on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

Street closures include:

West Washington Avenue between Park and Fairchild streets

South Fairchild Street from West Washington Avenue to West Doty Street

West Doty Street from Fairchild Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

The closures are expected to last from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., officials said.

More than 750 people plan to attend the protest as of Friday afternoon, according to a Facebook post for the event.

Madison Metro officials also said Friday buses along the protest route will be detoured.

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