Troy announces road closures for Solar Eclipse events


TROY – Troy Main Street and the City of Troy will hold events on April 7 and 8 to celebrate the total solar eclipse. Residents and visitors are asked to be aware of upcoming road closures.

Starting at noon on Sunday, April 7, the Public Square will be closed, and adjoining blocks will be closed to Water Street, Walnut Street, Franklin Street, and Cherry Street. The Square will remain closed until approximately 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8.

On April 8, from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., South Cherry Street will be closed between Franklin and Canal Streets to accommodate an event at the First United Methodist Church.

Even if you do not plan on traveling on April 8, your daily activities may be impacted by travelers from around Ohio and other states eager to visit the area of totality. Please plan to be patient and aware of alternative travel routes. For more information about events in downtown Troy, visit