Weekend traffic advisory for the Marathon Seafood Festival

Organizers are expecting thousands of people to attend the Marathon Seafood Festival this Saturday and Sunday, making it one of the biggest annual events in Marathon.

The event will run at Marathon Community Park from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Deputies will be stopping traffic intermittently on U.S. 1 for pedestrian crossings. Traffic tends to slow near Mile Marker 48.5, but Deputies will be working to keep traffic moving.

U.S. 1 motorists are asked to leave early and be patient.

For more information go to www.marathonseafoodfestival.com

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