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Evansville and Newburgh to close roads for fireworks shows

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Fireworks shows in Evansville and Newburgh will require roads to close today and later tonight.

Pre-show festivities for Evansville's Thunder and Lightning Fireworks show begin at 6 p.m. with vendors selling food and other products. The show begins at 9 p.m. and Riverside Drive will be closed off starting at 8 a.m. Cleanup is expected to be lengthy so the road is not expected to reopen until 11 p.m. Friday night.

French Island Trail will be closed off around the Lock and Dam right before 6 p.m. for the Newburgh 4th of July celebration.

The fireworks show begins around 9 p.m.

French Island Trail will not reopen before 10 p.m.

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