Traffic advisory: Running events on city roads October 25, 26

By: Augusta Sports Council
By: Augusta Sports Council

October 22, 2008

Area motorists are asked to be aware of road closures or slowdowns due to events tied in with The Augusta Chronicle 1/2 Marathon this weekend. The following outlines streets affected by the races. Representatives from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office will out in force to manage traffic.

Saturday, October 25

Medals for Miles - start at 5:30pm

The race course will start in the west-bound lane of Broad St. Proceed to 10th St. and turn right. From 10th St. the runners will turn right onto Reynolds St. From Reynolds the runners will turn right on 7th St. From 7th St. the runners will turn right on Broad St. Finish at the Augusta Common.

The Family Y 5K - start at 6pm

Start on Reynolds at the Augusta Common. The runners will proceed to 12th St. and turn right. From 12th St. the runners will go to Greene St. After turning left on Greene St. the runners will proceed to 2nd Ave. From 2nd the runners will turn left on Broad St. The runners will take Broad St. to the finish at the Augusta Common.

Sunday, October 26

The Augusta Chronicle 1/2 Marathon - start at 7am

Broad St. - the west bound lane from 9th St. to 5th St. will be closed from 5am to 10:30am.

8th St. between Broad St. and Reynolds will be closed from 6:30 to 7:15 am.

Reynolds St. - will be closed from 7th St. to 13th St. from 6:45am to 7:15 am.

13th St/R.A. Dent - the south bound lane of 13th St. will be closed from Reynolds St. to Laney Walker Blvd. from 7am to approximately 7:25 am. Access will opened after the final vehicle in the caravan turns right onto Laney-Walker Blvd.

Laney-Walker Blvd. - the west bound lane of Laney-Walker Blvd. will be closed from RA Dent to Druid Park Ave from approximately 7:00 am to 7:50 am.

Druid Park Ave. - from Laney-Walker to Central Ave. will be closed from 7 am to 7:50 am.

Central Ave. - the right, west - bound lane of Central Ave. from Druid Park Ave. to Highland Ave. will be closed from 7:10 am to 8:15 am.

Highland Ave. - the north bound lane of Highland Ave. from Central Ave. to Walton Way will be closed from 7:15 am to 8:30 am.

Walton Way - the right east bound lane of Walton Way will be closed from Highland Ave. to Milledge Rd. from 7:35 to 9am.

Milledge Rd. - the north bound lane of Milledge Rd. will be closed from Walton Way to Lake Shore Loop from 7:15 am to 9 am.

Lake Shore Loop/Lakemont - traffic will be routed clockwise around the lake from 7:30 to 9:30 am.

Calhoun Expy. - west - bound traffic will be limited to one lane and 30 mph from Greene St. to Washington Rd. The on-ramps at 15th Street and Eve St. will be closed from 7:00 to 10:30 am. Exit ramps in the west-bound lane will be closed from 7am to 10:15 am.

Greene St. - west bound traffic will be limited to one lane and 30 mph speed limit from Calhoun Expy. To 6th St.

6th St. - the south bound lane of 6th St. will be closed from Greene St. to Broad St. from 8 am to 10:30am.

Broad St. - the west bound lane of Broad St. will be closed from 6th St. to 9th St. from 5:00 am to 10:30am.


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