A couple of area highways will be closing today due to Independence Day celebrations. State Road 441 in Vincennes between the Illinois State line and US 41 will be closed from 6:00 P.M. Until midnight due to the city’s fireworks display. The official detour will re-route motorists using U.S 50 and U.S. 41. Meanwhile, State Roads 54 and 59 in Linton will be closed for the Annual Freedom Festival Independence Day Parade. The closings will take place from 9:00 A.M. Till noon. State Road 54 will be closed from Vincennes Street to 12th Street. State Road 59 will be closed from Vincennes Street to State Road 54. Local police will be handling traffic control.