Route 63 in Lyndonville will close at 11:40 a.m. today for military flyover

Staff Reports Posted 4 July 2022 at 8:47 am

LYNDONVILLE – Route 63 north, leading to Lyndonville, will close to traffic today at 11:40 a.m. until a military flyover is complete.

The flyover is scheduled for 11:55 a.m., just before the start of the parade in Lyndonville.

The Lyndonville Lions Club is asking people to arrive early for the flyover and parade, and be in pace no later than 11:30.

The Lions Club also encourages everyone to bring an American Flag or homemade signs to the flyover to honor our veterans and men and women in active duty.

The flyover will be carried out by the 911th Airlift Wing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The plane will be a United States Air Force C-17. These planes are used by the Air Force Reservists to carry out their mission of aeromedical intratheater evacuations and agile combat support.

The grand marshal for the parade will be David Bellavia, a Lyndonville native and Medal of Honor recipient.

Re daylong celebration includes live music, food and craft vendors and other activities. It will be capped by fireworks at 10 p.m.