Traffic Alert – Issued 10/10/17

10.15.17

Traffic Alert

Oct 15th
DOWNTOWN
ROAD CLOSURES
FOR IRONMAN
Sunday 5AM - Monday 1AM

Dates Affected: October 15, 2017 5:00 am - October 16, 2017 1:00 am

DOWNTOWN ROAD CLOSURES

Sunday, October 15th

Several streets Downtown will be closed from Sunday, October 15th at 5am until Monday, October 16th at 1am for The 2017 Ironman Triathlon.

IRONMAN traffic map Louisville

THE 2017 IRONMAN TRIATHLON

Pro Swim start time begins 7:30am. Race will officially end 16 hours and 30 minutes after the last athlete enters the water.

The following streets will be closed from 5am – 6:30pm

  • Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Bingham Way
  • River Road from Third Street Interstate I-64 westbound ramp to Bingham Way (local access only – Joe’s Crab Shack)

The following streets will be closed from 7:30am – 6:30pm

  • River Road from Preston Street to Witherspoon Street
  • River Road from Preston Street to U.S. 42

>> Morning traffic will be allowed west on River Road after the bicycle safety tail car. Afternoon traffic (approximately 1pm) will be allowed east on River Road after the safety tail car. <<

The following streets will be closed from 11:30am – 7pm

  • Brook Street from Witherspoon Street to Main Street
  • Main Street from Brook Street to Third Street
  • Second Street (under Second Street Bridge) from Witherspoon Street to River Road
  • Third Street from Main Street to Liberty Street
  • Second Street from Market Street to Jefferson Street
  • Jefferson Street from Second Street to Third Street
  • Market Street from Second Street to Fourth Street

The following streets will be closed from 11:30am – 1:30am (October 16, 2017)

  • Third Street from Liberty Street to Winkler Avenue
  • Fourth Street from Liberty Street to Chestnut Street
  • Muhammad Ali Boulevard from Second Street to Fourth Street
  • Chestnut Street from Third Street to Fifth Street

The following streets will be closed from Noon – 1am (October 16, 2017)

  • 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

The following streets will be closed from 12:30pm – 1am (October 16, 2017)

  • Southern Parkway from Third Street to New Cut Road
  • Southern Parkway ramp from Interstate I-264 (Watterson Expressway) eastbound

The following streets will be closed from 3pm – 1am (October 16, 2017)

  • Liberty Street from Second Street to Fifth Street

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 am – 3 pm
Breckinridge Street 11:30 am – 2 pm
Kentucky Street 11:30 am – 2 pm
Hill Street 11:30 am – 2 pm
Cardinal Boulevard 11:30 am – 2 pm
Central Avenue Noon – 2 pm
Woodlawn Avenue 12:30 pm – 2 pm

The Watterson Expressway Interstate (I-264) can also be used to cross the route during the entire event.


NO PARKING AREAS

There will be no parking on the following streets from 5am – 7pm

  • River Road from Edith Lane to Preston Street
  • Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Bingham Way

There will be no parking on the following streets from 7am – 7pm

  • Brook Street from Witherspoon Street to Main Street
  • Main Street from Brook Street to Third Street
  • Third Street from River Road to Liberty Street

There will be no parking on the following streets from 7am – 2am (October 16, 2017)

  • Liberty Street from Third Street to Fifth Street
  • Muhammad Ali Boulevard from Second Street to Fourth Street
  • Chestnut Street from Third Street to Fifth Street
  • Fourth Street from Muhammad Ali Boulevard 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

Ironman race map