Friday, August 24, 2012
Road Race Information For This Weekend...
On Sunday, August 26th beginning at 9 a.m., police and traffic and parking personnel will be detouring vehicles in and around the Davis, Teele, and Ball Square areas to accommodate the running of the Memphis Soul road race.
Secondary roads in these areas may also be closed to through traffic for a brief time in order to allow runners to pass. Major roadways including Holland Street to Alewife Brook Parkway, Powerhouse Boulevard, Broadway (in the Ball Square corridor), Cedar Street and Highland Ave. between Cedar Street and Davis Square will be closed from 11 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m.
The Davis Square area will be closed to all traffic until approximately 1 p.m., and buses to and from the Davis Square area will be rerouted down Elm Street. Buses along the rest of the race route may be delayed for a short period of time.
Police and MBTA officials will be stationed throughout these areas to direct traffic and provide detour information. If you have any questions, please call 311.
For more information on this and other popular Somerville Road Races, check B.A. Events Promotions.
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