Beirut will host Independence Day celebrations, including a military parade down Charles Helou avenue, on Thursday, November 22. Authorities have announced Independence Day road closures in the capital city beginning at 05:00 (local time) on Wednesday, November 21. These closures include:
- Iben Sina street to Fakhreddine road
- On General Foaad Chebab road between the Borj al-Ghazal and the tunnel entrance off Fakhreddine road
- The Salim Salam overpass to the tunnel entrance off Fakhreddine road
- Charles Helou avenue
- Rafic El Hariri road to the tunnel entrance off Fakhreddine road
Additionally, on-street parking will be restricted on most roads in the city-center beginning on Wednesday at 21:00 through November 22.
Individuals in Lebanon are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, allow for extra time to reach their destinations, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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