The LaPorte Police Department has released details for the upcoming La Porte 4th of July Parade. Traffic will be diverted off of State Road 2 (Lincolnway) beginning at 8:30 AM on the Fourth of July. No traffic other than the parade units will be allowed on State Road 2 between Philadelphia Street and Andrew Avenue on the day of the parade between 8:30 AM and the end of the parade. As far as the parade route goes; there will be no parking allowed on the street or in the tree lawns along State Road 2. The detour route around the city for SR 2 will be Boyd Boulevard to US 35 to Crescent Drive to Eighteenth Street. All east-west streets north and south of the parade route will be open. The main detour route for east-west traffic through the downtown area will be along Factory Street, Brighton Street, Washington Street, State Street, L Street, Second Street and Colfax Avenue to and from State Road 2. The detour for US 35 from the north will be to exit the US overpass and then travel either east or west from there. The detour for US 35 from the south will be either Boyd Boulevard or Crescent Drive.