Approximately 10,000 people are expected to take part in Thursday's 3 1/2 mile long CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge, the largest annual road race between Utica and New York City.
It starts at the Plaza at 6:25 Thursday evening.Watch out for road closures and parking restrictions in downtown Albany.
ROAD CLOSURES 5:30 – 8 P.M.
Swan St. from Elm to Hamilton
Dove St. from Hamilton to Jefferson
Lark St. from Hamilton to Madison
Delaware Ave. from Jefferson to Madison
Knox St. from Dana to Madison
Lake Ave. from Madison to Washington
Hudson Ave. from Quail to S. Lake
Elberon Place from Quail to S. Lake
Western Ave. from Cortland to Washington (Sprague Place).
Thurlow Terrace from Western to the south dead end
Englewood Place from Western to the south dead end
Robin St. from Washington to Western
Sprague Place from Western to State
State St. from Robin to Henry Johnson Blvd.
Willett St. from Madison to State
Lancaster St. from Lark to Willett
Hudson Ave. from Lark to Willett
Jefferson St. from Dove to Swan
All Washington Park roadways (4 - 8 p.m.)
Madison Ave. - Eagle to Swan (4 - 11 p.m.)
Madison Ave. - between Swan and Lake Ave. (4 - 8 p.m.)
NO PARKING 8 A.M. – 8 P.M.
All roads in Washington Park (both sides)
Madison Ave.: both sides from Eagle to Lake
Lake Ave.: both sides from Madison to Western
Western Ave.: both sides from Lake to Washington (Sprague)
Sprague Place: both sides from Western Ave. south to State St.
S. Swan St.: east side from opposite Jefferson to Madison (media vehicles)
S. Swan St.: east side from Madison north five spaces
State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance west six spaces (event service vehicles)
State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance east 11 spaces (IFO Justice Building for OGS buses)
Lancaster St.: North side from Lark west eight spaces (8 a.m. on May 14 to 8 p.m. on May 17 for APD vehicles)
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