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Downtown construction causes minor changes to Hoopfest

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Due to several lane closures in downtown Spokane, people participating in Hoopfest should plan on leaving an hour earlier if they are driving. Due to several lane closures in downtown Spokane, people participating in Hoopfest should plan on leaving an hour earlier if they are driving.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Several major street projects will be going on in downtown Spokane during Hoopfest.

The projects will cause a couple small changes, including the relocation of seven basketball courts from Bridge Avenue to Mallon.

Vendors who set up shop on Wall Street last year will be relocated to Riverfront park because of a road closure this year.

According to the city, the street projects will not have a major impact on the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world, but will cause congestion.

Due to several lane closures in downtown Spokane, people participating in Hoopfest should plan on leaving an hour earlier if they are driving.

All parking garages will be open and accessible during Hoopfest. But if people want to avoid parking alroghether, they can park in the University District and either walk or take the Hoop Loop Shuttle.

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