Street closings for SEIU march - Rally today in Journal Square
Street closures and parking restrictions will be in effect in Jersey City today, Saturday, October 17, 2009 because of a march and rally in the Journal Square area.
Members of Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union, which represents nursing home workers, will gather at 11 a.m. in front of 26 Journal Square, the headquarters of their employer, Omni Assets Management.
The union members plan to march down Bergen Avenue to Montgomery Street, then to the Armory at Jordan Avenue, where they will hold a "Family Day" rally with music and guest speakers.
This stretch of Bergen Avenue will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and there will be no parking on both sides of the street from Sip Avenue to Montgomery Street from 10 a.m. to noon.
In addition, there will be no parking on both sides of Jordan Avenue between Montgomery and Mercer Streets from 1:30 to 6 p.m.