The Latest: Eagles Super Bowl parade filling with fans

The Latest: Eagles Super Bowl parade filling with fans

The Newest on the parade for the Tremendous Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all instances native):

7 a.m.

All roads and rails result in Philadelphia as followers pour into the town for the Eagles’ Tremendous Bowl parade.

Individuals started lining the 5-mile (Eight-kilometer) route earlier than daybreak Thursday. Organizers are ready for as many as 2 million individuals, however the precise quantity could also be a lot decrease.

Many followers are taking mass transit. New Jersey Transit on Wednesday suspended ticket gross sales on its Atlantic Metropolis Line into Philadelphia. All 50,000 particular parade day tickets for the SEPTA regional railroad traces bought out.

Town’s two subways are free all day.

Faculties and authorities workplaces are closed within the metropolis. The Erco firm gave greater than 100 workers in New Jersey and Delaware a paid day without work to allow them to rejoice.

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6:15 a.m.

Early birds are headed to the Eagles Tremendous Bowl parade in Philadelphia.

Earlier than daybreak in frigid wind chills within the low 20s, individuals have began lining the parade route Thursday to rejoice the crew’s first NFL title in practically 60 years.

Different followers lined up for mass transit. Town’s two subways are free all da. However all 50,000 particular parade day tickets for the SEPTA regional railroad traces bought out. The fast transit system connecting Philadelphia and southern New Jersey additionally bought parade tickets, however that does not assure a journey.

The parade begins close to the crew’s stadium and culminates its 5-mile (Eight-kilometer) trek on the artwork museum steps that Sylvester Stallone climbed within the “Rocky” films.

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Midnight

The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over is lastly right here.

Town’s first Tremendous Bowl parade steps off Thursday, capping a wonderful week for jubilant followers celebrating an NFL title that had eluded them for practically 60 years. Led by backup quarterback Nick Foles and second-year coach Doug Pederson, the Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33.

Faculties, museums, courts, authorities workplaces and even the Philadelphia Zoo might be shut down.

Organizers say they’re making ready for as many as 2 million individuals to jam the parade route.