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Road Closings And Traffic Patterns For Ironman Triathlon

Councilman David James (D-6) welcomes all the participants who have come to Louisville for this year’s IRONMAN Triathlon set for Sunday, October 11th.

“This is a great competition and we want to wish everyone the best of luck but residents and drivers will find out that there are many traffic changes set for Sunday,” says James. “We want the athletes to be safe and we want to minimize any frustration by drivers. So in order to plan your travels, Louisville metro police have issued the traffic changes that are in place for the competition.”

IRONMAN TRIATHLON

STREET CLOSURE AND NO PARKING AREA LIST

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015

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 U.S. 42

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

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

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