OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Golden State Warriors' championship parade will is taking place through downtown Oakland. It is following the same route as the team's last parade that took place in 2015.
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The parade will start at 10 a.m. on Broadway and 11th Street. It will go north on Broadway, turn right on Grand Avenue, then right on Harrison Street, turn left on 19th Street, continue on Lakeside Drive and end on Oak Street with a procession to the Henry J. Kaiser Convention center. Fans are encouraged to line up for the parade and rally as soon as 5 a.m. Thursday.
TRANSIT & STREET CLOSURES:
AC Transit lines will be affected by numerous street closures during the parade. Click here for AC Transit's service plans and planned detours.
BART officials also issued 10 tips for Warriors fans visiting the parade, including using the 19th Street station and avoiding the much smaller Lake Merritt station, buying a Clipper card to avoid long lines at ticket machines, and avoiding the busiest hours of 8 to 10 a.m. BART trains carried 548,076 riders during the 2015 victory parade, second only to the 586,061 who rode BART during the San Francisco Giants' 2012 World Series parade. More information about Thursday's plans and how to get around on BART can be found here.
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