The Baltimore Book Festival in Mount Vernon this weekend will contribute to congestion and delays for commuters in the city this weekend, as multiple road and lane closures are and will be in effect through Monday, according to city transportation officials.
The festival, which features hundreds of authors and book signings as well as more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, runs from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Residents and commuters are urged to plan ahead.
Some curb lane closures and parking restrictions are already in effect, while others will begin in coming days:
• East side of West Mount Vernon Place between Cathedral Street and Peabody Mews. Began 6 a.m. Friday, ends 4 p.m. Monday.