Founders Day Parade set for Dec. 1; traffic plan alert

November 28, 2018

ParadeThe City of Johns Creek hosts its 12th annual Founders Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade will feature dozens of entries and thousands of participants and spectators.

The annual parade welcomes back some perennial favorites, including the Yaarab Shriners, the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, local Scout troops, neighborhood HOAs, and so many more!

In preparation for the big event, bands, vehicles, and floats are bring assigned slots, volunteers organized, and a traffic plan implemented.

A 1.4-mile section of State Bridge Road between Morton and Kimball Bridge roads will be closed on Saturday morning from about 8 a.m. until noon. Road closings include side streets. Traffic from Twingate Drive will be allowed to enter and exit State Bridge Road in the direction of Medlock Bridge Road. (See parade map.)

Traffic Timetable

  • 8 a.m. – State Bridge Road will be blocked off between East and West Morton roads. Morton Road is shaped like a horseshoe with both sides crossing State Bridge Road. Motorists on State Bridge Road can use Morton Road as a detour to go around the closed segment and continue on State Bridge Road until 9:15 a.m.
  • 9:15 a.m. – The next segment heading west onState Bridge Road, from West Morton Road to Jones Bridge Road, will be closed off. Jones Bridge remains open until about 10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m. – State Bridge Road will be closed from East Morton Road to Kimball Bridge Road.
  • Noon - All roadblocks will be lifted.