Drivers will find sections of some streets temporarily closed Monday, January 21st for the 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March.
The march will begin at 12:00 pm on Monday and is expected to conclude at 3:00 pm. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed from North 5th Avenue to North 8th Street. In addition, 8th Street will be closed from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Yakima Avenue.
The march will begin at 12:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and 5th Avenue. From there, it will proceed east on the boulevard to 8th Street. Participants will then head south on 8th Street to the Yakima Convention Center, 10 North 8th Street.
Organizers said the procession in honor of the slain civil rights leader is a peace and unity march that is open to the public. They expect approximately 400 participants.