When Thursdays Downtown returns on July 8, so will traffic barriers.

The weekly summer staple will completely close First Avenue Southwest from south of Second Street to the skyway south of Third Street.

First Avenue Southwest also will be closed north of Second Street to the construction area, until work is completed later this summer. Access to the downtown Marriot Hotel will be maintained off Second Street.

The weekly event also will completely close a portion of the block of Third Street Southwest, east of First Avenue.

Meters in the impacted area will be designated as no parking on Thursdays from July 8 to Sept. 9..