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AirFEST starts Friday in Rock County

ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- The Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport will host the 2010 Southern Wisconsin AirFEST starting Friday.

The AirFEST will cause some traffic changes. Rock County Sheriff's office says effective Friday, May 28, through Sunday, May 30, parking along USH 51 from Knilans Road to Terrington Drive will be prohibited.  The parking prohibition will be enforced; violators will receive tickets and vehicles will be towed at the owner's expense.  

Airport Park, located at the corner of Knilans Road and USH 51, will be closed Friday, May 28, 2010, through Sunday, May 30, 2010.

Road and river closures are as follows:

On Friday, May 28, 2010, Happy Hollow Road from Christianson Road to South River Road will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and, again, at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Similarly, Knilans Road will be closed from USH 51 to Oakhill Avenue.  The Rock River will remain open.

On Saturday, May 29 and Sunday May 30, Happy Hollow Road from Christianson Road to South River Road and Knilans Road from USH 51 to Oakhill Avenue will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In addition to the road closures, the Rock River will be closed during the same hours to all boating traffic from approximately one half mile north of Happy Hollow Park to one half mile south of the South River Road bridge.

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