NORTH CANTON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will host a Victory Rally at 7:15 p.m. Friday at North Canton Hoover High School, located at 525 7th Street NE in North Canton.

The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the rally gets underway at 6:30 p.m.

The North Canton Police Department advises drivers of the street closings and /or temporary travel delays during rally.

Starting at approximately 3:30 p.m. andending at 10 p.m., the following streets will be closed or have travel restrictions:

  • Seventh St. NE. between Woodside Ave. NE. to Dogwood Ave. NE. closed to thru traffic
  • Wise Ave. NE. between Hower St. NE. to Seventh St. NE. will be closed [Law enforcement officers will assist residents living on this section of Wise Ave. NE. by having them exit the area south towards E. Maple Street. When returning home they will be required to enter a checkpoint at Seventh St. NE at Woodside Ave. NE.

NOTE: Residents on Wise Ave. NE are asked to refrain from parking on the street from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Parking on Woodside Ave. NE. will also be restricted.

Parking on the east side of the street will be permitted. Drivers should expect some delays on other streets in the area of the event. Vehicles blocking driveways, fire hydrants, and traffic flow are subject to being towed.

Handicap parking for the event will be available on a first come, first served basis. Those attendees must enterthrough the checkpoint at Seventh St. NE at Woodside Ave. NE.

Law enforcement officers willdirect them to a designated area.