The North Adams Police Department has announced traffic and parking restrictions for the annual Fall Foliage Festival Parade on Sunday, Oct. 2.

No parking will be allowed in the parade route area after 9 a.m.

This includes the following areas: Curran Highway, State Street, Hadley Overpass, Main Street, Ashland Street, Church Street, Lower Eagle Street (business district), and North Church Street.

Curran Highway will be shut down to north bound traffic at 11 a.m. at the intersection by Cumberland Farms. All parade participants are asked to enter the area from the north and exit to the south.

Route 8 traffic will be detoured over Church Street, via Hodges Cross Road, to Main Street or West Shaft Road to Route 2.

The entire parade route will be shut down to traffic at noon. Any cars that are found on the parade route will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense.