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IRONMAN STREET CLOSURE & NO PARKING AREAS – August 25, 2013

Posted on August 15, 2013


*UPDATED*
August 21, 2013

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The 2013 IRONMAN Louisville Triathlon is being held in Louisville on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 7:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. The Triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim that takes place in the Ohio River. The 2nd portion, the bike course, incorporates the cities of Louisville, Prospect, and LaGrange as well as portions of Oldham County. The run course takes athletes past Louisville's waterfront, University of Louisville campus, Churchill Downs and surrounding neighborhoods. The race finishes at Fourth Street Live in downtown Louisville.

Police officers will be monitoring traffic along the event course and detailed at the streets that intersect the course to regulate traffic flow. Please plan ahead, and allow extra time in your schedule for travel. The IRONMAN Louisville bicyclists will have the right of way on the course. For your safety and the safety of the participants, please exercise caution when traveling on or around the course. Slide1

STREET CLOSURE AND NO PARKING AREA LIST

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013


STREET CLOSURES 
 

The following streets will be closed during the following times;

5:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Bingham Way
River Road from Third Street I-64 W/B Ramp to Bingham (local access only-Joe’s Crab Shack)

7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
River Road from Preston Street to Witherspoon Street
River Road from Preston Street to US 42.
 -  Morning traffic will be allowed west on River Rd. after the bicycle safety tail car.
     - Afternoon traffic, (approximately 1:00 pm) will be allowed east on River Rd. after
the safety tail car.

11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Brook Street from Witherspoon Street to Main Street
Main Street from Brook Street to Third Street
Second Street (under 2nd St. bridge) from Witherspoon to River Rd.
Third Street from Main Street to Liberty Street

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Third Street from Liberty Street to Winkler Avenue
Fourth Street from Liberty Street to Chestnut Street
Muhammad Ali Blvd. from Second Street to Fourth Street
Chestnut Street from Third Street to Fifth Street 

Noon to 1:00 a.m.
Winkler Avenue from Third Street to Fourth Street
Fourth Street from Winkler Avenue to Oakdale Avenue
Oakdale Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern Parkway
Central Avenue from Fourth Street to Sixth St. 

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Southern Parkway from Third Street to New Cut Road
Southern Parkway Ramp from Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway) eastbound 

3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Liberty Street from Second Street to Fifth Street 

Sedgewicke Drive in Sutherland Neighborhood will be closed at River Road for the entire race.
Greenmere Blvd. will be open to enter and exit the subdivision.

Traffic will only be allowed to cross the route on the following roadways when the area is clear of runners during the following times; 

Jefferson Street                       Entire Event
Liberty Street                          7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Breckinridge Street                 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Kentucky Street                      11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hill Street                                11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cardinal Blvd.                         11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Central Avenue                       Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlawn Avenue                 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

The Watterson Expressway can also be used to cross the route during the entire event. 

NO PARKING AREAS

The following streets will have no parking on them during the following times;

5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
River Road from Edith Lane to Preston Street
Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Bingham Way

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Brook Street from Witherspoon Street to Main Street
Main Street from Brook Street to Third Street
Third Street from River Road to Liberty Street 

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Liberty Street from Third Street to Fifth Street
Muhammad Ali Blvd. from Second Street to Fourth Street
Chestnut Street from Third Street to Fifth Street
Fourth Street from Muhammad Ali Blvd. to Chestnut Street
Third Street from Liberty Street to Winkler Avenue
Winkler Avenue from Third Street to Fourth Street
Fourth Street from Winkler Avenue to Oakdale Avenue
Oakdale Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern Parkway
Central Avenue from Fourth Street to Sixth Street 

Residents of Oldham County
To avoid delays when travelling to and from Oldham County, plan take KY841 (Gene Snyder Freeway)
to Interstate 71 and avoid using US 42 east of Covered Bridge Road.

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