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Movie set, community events to impact some streets in Hartford this weekend

Traffic in and around downtown Hartford will be effected.
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Traffic in and around downtown Hartford is going to look a little different this weekend due to several street closures.

The Hartford Police Department issued a travel advisory saying that due to upcoming events, several areas in town will see some road closures.

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One that might affect the morning commute on Friday the set for a Hallmark movie. From 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17 until 12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, Capitol Avenue will be impacted between Main Street and Hudson Street.

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The Friday afternoon commute might also be snarled as Trumbull Street, between Asylum and Church Streets will be closed from 4 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The road closures are for the Pratt Street Salsa Social.

Police said parking will not be allowed during those hours and towing will be enforced.

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On Saturday, the Foodshare Walk Against Hunger is closing downtown roads near Dunkin’ Donut Park, Trumbull Street, Anne Street, and areas around Bushnell Park. A no parking and tow zone will be enforced.

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