The Vietnam Memorial Wall replica is scheduled to leave Cranberry Township and make its way through Butler County to rest at the VA Butler Healthcare for a few days. Here is the schedule:
3 p.m. – Vehicles will gather at Victory Family Church on Route 19. This includes motorcycles and police cruisers.
5:30 p.m. – Kick stands up bikes/Vehicles will leave the church and proceed to Zelienople on Route 19. Helicopters will begin to fly overhead.
5:40 p.m.– The procession will reach Zelienople and begin to turn towards Evans City.
5:55 p.m.– The vehicles will be entering Evans City. Roads will be closed in the area for a while.
6:15-6:30 p.m. – Bikers will begin to proceed down Main Street in Butler City. They will have traveled over the Picklegate Bridge.
7:00 p.m. – The Memorial replica will enter the VA Butler Healthcare facility.
We have also obtained the entire route of the procession:
1.) Victory Family Church on Route 19
2.) Proceed on Route 19 North to Zelienople. Make a right onto Route 68 and proceed to Evans City.
3.) In Butler Township, proceed off Route 68 onto Whitestown Road.
4.) From Whitestown Road, proceed over the Picklegate Bridge and onto ROute 8 North (Pittsburgh Road).
5.) Proceed up Main Street and onto Route 422 Westbound at the Bon Aire interchange.
6.) Get off Route 422 at the Lyndora/State Police exit.
7.) Proceed up New Castle Road (356) to the VA Butler Healthcare.