SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 11PM, the Memorial Bridge will close to all traffic, vehicular and pedestrian, to allow for the set-up of the Star Spangled Springfield fireworks display. The bridge will open around 11PM on July 4th.
On July 4th at 7:30PM, the Springfield Police Department will begin to close roads in the vicinity of the Memorial Bridge. Massachusetts State Police will close Exit 7.
Festivities will begin on July 4th at 7:30PM in Riverfront Park with a performance by Dan Kane's Rising Stars, followed by a fireworks display from the Memorial Bridge at 9:30PM. MIX 93.1 FM will broadcast a musical simulcast for the 20-minute display.
Star Spangled Springfield is sponsored MassMutual Financial Group, Tower Square, MGM Resorts, Balise Motor Sales, WWLP-22News, Mix 93.1FM, The Republican, Springfield Parking Authority, Elegant Affairs, Michael's Party Rentals, Ameristar, 90 Meat Outlet, Charlie Arment Trucking, Joseph Freedman Company, United Tractor Trailer School, Allied Waste, Friendly's and the City of Springfield.
For more information about Star Spangled Springfield contact the Spirit of Springfield at (413) 733-3800 or visit www.spiritofspringfield.org .