Niwot Road Crew: Ensuring Niwot's traditions endure despite barriers
July 18, 2016
The Niwot Road Crew has been managing the road closures for Niwot’s many annual parades and events since 2012, spending untold hours guaranteeing the safety of both pedestrians and drivers.
Many people don’t realize how much behind-the-scenes labor goes into the orchestration of a parade such as the one that passes through Niwot’s Second Avenue every year on the Fourth of July.
Not only are volunteers needed to plan the event, create floats, set out announcements and monitor the event, but a lengthy procedure must be properly adhered to as stipulated by Boulder County Event Planning...