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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Thanksgiving Day Race Road Closures




There will be several road closures in Derby and Shelton during the Commodore Hull Thanksgiving Day Road Race on Thursday, November 24 while the race is taking place. The race begins and ends at the Farmer’s Market on Canal Street in Shelton at 8:00 am. During the race Canal Street will be closed to traffic from Wharf, Hill and Cornell Streets. There will be one lane of traffic open on Howe Avenue (Rt. 110) between Cornell Street and Bridge Street. The Bridge between Derby and Shelton will be closed.

In Derby, Main Street (Rt. 34) will be closed between Olivia and Elizabeth Streets with detours during the race. Access to Elizabeth Street from Main Street up to the Derby Public Library at Seymour Avenue will also be limited during the race.


The race begins at 8:00 am, and it is anticipated that all runners will be off the course by 9:00 am and all roads reopened to traffic.

In the event of snow, the race may be cancelled or an alternate route used which would not involve closure of state roads. We'll have notices of any cancellation or change in plans on the website as well as on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
 


The following streets will be affected:
Shelton
Canal Street
Cornell Street
Howe Avenue
Bridge Street
Derby/Shelton Bridge

Derby
Main Street at Olivia St./Roosevelt Drive
Elizabeth Street at Main Street
Elizabeth Street at Third Street
Elizabeth Street at Thompson Place
Elizabeth Street at Fifth Street
Elizabeth Street at Cottage Street
Elizabeth Street at Seymour Avenue/Caroline Street

Residents along the race course are asked to please be aware of runners on the course in entering or leaving driveways with their motor vehicles.

 

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