Weekend Road Closures

TRAFFIC ALERT

Flying Pig Marathon Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 1-3, 2015

 

The Flying Pig Marathon takes place on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Motorists are advised to plan ahead and avoid streets along the race route. Citizens are encouraged to watch the race and cheer for the runners at various points along the route.

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, beginning at 1:00 AM for staging, and at 5:00 AM on the course, and continuing until approximately 3:00 PM, numerous city streets will be closed or have parking and traffic restrictions to allow for the 2015 Flying Pig Marathon. Race participants desiring near-by parking are advised to arrive early, before the streets close, to ensure there is plenty of time to park and to get to the starting line of the race. The course will be opened to traffic as the race proceeds and the runners are clear.

The race course travels through various parts of Cincinnati, Mariemont, Fairfax, and Northern Kentucky. Traffic may be permitted in the opposite direction of the course when separated by cones. Crossing the course will be permitted with the assistance of a Police Officer or a race volunteer.

 

MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING A MAP OF THE COURSE AND A PACE CHART, CAN BE FOUND AT THE WEB SITE:   http://www.flyingpigmarathon.com

 

 

To allow for setup of the finish line, the following streets will be closed on Friday, May 1 at 9 AM until the race completion on Sunday, May 3:

 

E Pete Rose Way- closed from Broadway to Johnny Bench Way. One southbound lane of Johnny Bench Way will be maintained coming off Ramp LL from Second Street. A detour will be in place directing motorists back to E Pete Rose Way.

Johnny Bench Way northbound only closed

 

 

 

 

The Little Kings Mile will take place on Friday, May 1 beginning at 6PM. The Little Kings Mile will send elite runners on a one mile course to the finish line on Mehring Way near Joe Nuxhall Way. In order to accommodate this event, the following streets will close on Friday, May 1 at 6:00 PM (All streets will reopen by 9:00 PM):

 

Mehring Way- closed between Gest Street and E Pete Rose Way

W Pete Rose Way- closed between Gest Street and Central Avenue

Central Avenue- closed south of Third Street (Transit Center, CRG parking maintained)

Elm Street- closed south of Freedom Way

Joe Nuxhall Way- closed south of Freedom Way

 

On Saturday May 2, 2015 the running of the 10K, 5K and Kids 1K will take place. The following streets will be affected starting at 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM:

 

Second Street- All of Second Street will be closed

Central Avenueclosed between Third Street and W Pete Rose Way

Mehring Wayclosed between Central Avenue and E Pete Rose Way

Elm Streetclosed between Third Street and Freedom Way

Race Streetclosed south of Third Street

Vine Street/ Rosa Parks Blvdclosed between Third Street and Freedom Way

Walnut Streetclosed between Third Street and Freedom Way

Main Street/ Joe Nuxhall Wayclosed south of Third Street

Broadwayclosed south of Fourth Street (southbound allowed between Fourth and Third)

Third Street– reduced to one lane westbound between Broadway and Clay Wade Bailey Bridge

Third Street– eastbound closed between Clay Wade Bailey Bridge and Central Avenue

Third Streetclosed between Eggleston Avenue and Pike Street (local resident access maintained)

Third Street ramp from southbound I-71Closed

Third Street ramp from westbound Columbia PkwyClosed

Fourth Streetclosed between Broadway and Pike Street (Single lane maintained for resident access)

Pike Streetclosed between Third Street and Fourth Street(local access maintained)

Butler Streetclosed between Third Street and Culvert Street

Culvert Streetclosed between Third Street and Reedy Street

Reedy Streetclosed between Broadway and Eggleston Avenue

Seventh Streetclosed between Broadway and Culvert Street

New Streetclosed between Broadway and Culvert Street

Sentinel Streetclosed between Fifth Street and Eggleston Avenue

Eggleston Avenuesouthbound closed between Reedy Street and E Pete Rose Way

Taylor Southgate Bridgeclosed

Clay Wade Bailey Bridgenorthbound closed

E Pete Rose Wayclosed between Eggleston Avenue and Johnny Bench Way

 

 

 

On Sunday May 3, 2015 the following streets will be closed at 1:00 AM to allow for staging and the start line of the Flying Pig Marathon:

Mehring Wayclosed between Rose Street and E Pete Rose Way

Central Avenue- closed south of W Pete Rose Way

Joe Nuxhall Wayclosed between Freedom Way and Second Street

 

The following streets will be closed as needed, starting at 5:00 AM on Sunday May 3, 2015 (Crossings will be allowed with Police or volunteer assistance):

 

Main Street- closed between Mehring Way and Third Street

Third Street- closed between Main Street and Broadway

Third Street exit from SB I-71- closed

Broadway-closed between Taylor Southgate Bridge and Third Street

Taylor Southgate Bridge- closed

Clay Wade Bailey Bridge- closed

Third Street- closed between Gest Street and the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge

Linn Street- westbound closed between West Eighth Street and Third Street

West Eighth Street- eastbound closed between Linn Street and Seventh Street

Seventh Street- closed between Central Avenue and Gilbert Avenue (Vehicles from the garage at Seventh and Broadway will be permitted to exit at Seventh Street and continue across Broadway to E Seventh St)

Seventh Street exit from SB I-75- closed

Central Avenue- closed between Seventh Street and Sixth Street

Plum Street- closed between Eighth Street and Seventh Street

Elm Street- closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

Race Street- closed between Garfield Place and Seventh Street

Vine Street- closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

Walnut Street- closed between Eighth Street and Seventh Street

Main Street- closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

Sycamore Street- closed between Eighth Street and Seventh Street

Broadway- closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

Gilbert Avenue- northbound closed between Seventh Street and Elsinore Place

Gilbert Avenue- closed between Elsinore Place and Eden Park Drive

Eden Park Driveclosed between Gilbert Avenue and Victory Parkway

Lake Driveclosed

Victory Parkwaynorthbound closed between Eden Park Drive and McMillan Avenue

McMillan Avenueclosed between Victory Parkway and Woodburn Avenue

Woodburn Avenueclosed between McMillan Avenue and Madison Road

Madison Road eastbound closed between Woodburn Avenue and Erie Avenue

Erie Avenueeastbound closed between Madison Road and Paxton Avenue

Paxton Avenuenorthbound closed between Erie Avenue and Wasson Road

Wasson Road closed between Paxton Avenue and Eastern Hills Lane

Wasson Road – eastbound closed between Eastern Hills Lane and Marburg Ave

Eastern Hills Lane southbound closed between Wasson Road and Terminus (One westbound lane will be open to access Eastern Hills Lane from Marburg Avenue)

Marburg Roadsouthbound closed between Wasson Road and Erie Avenue

Erie Avenueeastbound closed between Marburg Avenue and Bramble Avenue

Bramble Avenueeastbound closed between Erie Avenue and Settle Avenue

 

The Race proceeds into Mariemont and Fairfax, then returns on westbound US-50/Columbia Parkway,

 

            US-50/Columbia Parkwaysingle westbound curb lane closed between the             Cincinnati Corporation Line and Eastern Avenue off ramp (westbound US-50 ramp to             Eastern Avenue is closed)

Ramp from Red Bank Road to Westbound Columbia Parkwayclosed

Eastern Avenuewestbound closed between Columbia Parkway and Stanley Avenue

Stanley Avenuesouthbound closed between Eastern Avenue and Kellogg Avenue Kellogg Avenuewestbound closed between Stanley Avenue and Worth Street

Riverside Driveeastbound closed between Worth Street and E. Pete Rose Way

  1. Pete Rose Way closed between Riverside Drive and Johnny Bench Way

Johnny Bench Wayclosed

 

The Half Marathon will follow the same course out but will turn back at Woodburn Avenue & Madison Road. The following streets will be closed as needed:

 

Madison Roadeastbound closed between Victory Parkway and Woodburn Avenue

M.L.King eastbound closed between Gilbert Avenue and Victory Parkway

Gilbert Avenue northbound closed between Eden Park Drive and ML King

Sinton Avenue- closed between Gilbert Avenue and Nassau Street

Nassau Street- closed between Sinton Avenue and Gilbert Avenue

Elsinore Place closed between Reading Road and Gilbert Avenue

Reading Roadnorthbound closed between Central Parkway and Elsinore Place

Central Parkwayclosed between Eggleston Avenue and Vine Street

Eggleston Avenuesouthbound closed between Central Parkway and E Pete Rose Way

Eggleston Avenuenorthbound closed between Third Street and Broadway

 

Both races finish on E Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way in front of US Bank Arena.

 

METRO WILL MAINTAIN BUS SERVICE ALTHOUGH SOME DELAYS SHOULD BE EXPECTED.