Several roads closed in Philippi for ABU parade

Several roads will be closed in Philippi on Saturday from 10:50 a.m. to noon to accommodate the Alderson Broaddus University Homecoming


Route 250 Bypass will be closed from the Shop & Save to Main Street in both directions. Main Street will be closed in both directions from the 250 Bypass to the Bridge. No traffic will be allowed across the Covered Bridge during the parade.

Access to downtown parking lots and street parking will remain open until the start of the parade, but there will be no parking on Main Street along the parade route.

Nearly 50 units including the Shriners Mini Indi Unit, King Knob ATVs, fire trucks, and a U.S. Army Humvee will participate along with dozens of student and community floats. Admission is free.

Parking will be available on the Alderson Broaddus campus during the football game that begins at 1:30 p.m.