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Parking Restrictions in Place for President Trump Visit to Coast Guard Academy

Several parking restrictions are in place in advance of President Donald Trump’s first presidential trip to Connecticut to deliver the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy.

The motorcade will temporarily shut down part of Interstate 95 and Route 32, by the Coast Guard Academy.

New London:

No parking is allowed on River Ridge Road, Deshon Street, Nameaug Avenue, Oneco Avenue, Farnsworth Street, Winchester Road and Uncas Avenue until police lift the restriction later today.

Members of the public will be allowed to assemble at:

McKinley Park at the corner of Williams Street and Crystal Avenue, the grass parcel on Williams Street just past the overpass (Williams and Briggs streets), and the grass parcel located across the street from the main gate of the USCGA (in front of the fence).

No masks/face-covering items of any sort may be worn, no signs utilizing sticks and/or posts, no backpacks and/or bags, no amplified noise device unless City of New London permit on file for said date/event or sticks/posts of any sort are permissible.


Parking will be restricted on Tower Avenue, High Rock Road, and Poquonnock Road west of Trails Corner.

Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve in Groton will be closed until mid-afternoon in connection with President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

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