Despite rumors of its cancelation, Cruisin’ Downriver is set to take over Fort Street on June 24
Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.
The 18th annual Cruisin’ Downriver is set for June 24 with a 10 a.m. scheduled start.
The route remains unchanged from years past, it is set for Fort Street from Sibley Road in Riverview to Warwick in Lincoln Park.
Rumors of the cruise being cancelled or rerouted due to various construction projects have floated around the internet for the past several weeks. Those rumors were false as the cruise was never in danger of being canceled, according to Carol Kruemmer, The News-Herald’s sales and marketing director.
Preferred access to the cruise route is Southfield Freeway, but other access will be permitted.
Each city on the route will enforce a strict code of conduct to ensure public safety; speeding, drag racing, hole shots or laying rubber will not be tolerated.
Violators will be ticketed and removed from the cruise.
Unless otherwise marked, the two curb lanes of northbound and southbound Fort Street will be designated for the cruise.
Since Fort Street will remain open for other traffic. Traffic signals will remain operational and must be observed by all.