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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Melissa's Road Race

Melissa’s Road Race is on Saturday, September 28. There will be some traffic interruptions during the event:

Cave Ave:

  • Full closure from 10:29 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
  • Regular traffic flow by 11:30 a.m.

Sundance Rd:

  • Full closure 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Banff Ave Cave St. to (including vehicle bridge) to Wolf St:

  • Rolling closure 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Rolling reopening

Wolf St. from Banff Ave to Grizzly St:

  • Single Land Closure 10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Rolling reopening

Grizzly St from Wolf Street to Moose St:

  • Single Land Closure 10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Rolling reopening

Moose St from Grizzly to Otter St:

  • Single Land Closure 10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Rolling reopening

Muskrat St. from Buffalo St. to Wolf St:

  • Single Lane closure 10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Rolling reopening

Otter St, from Moose to Tunnel Mountain Drive:

  • Rolling closure 10:35 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Rolling reopening. Single lane access to entrance of Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Tunnel Mountain Drive, from Buffalo Mountain Lodge to The Banff Centre:

  • Full closure 7 a.m. - noon. Tunnel Mountain Drive gates will open to the public at noon.

Tunnel Mountain Drive/Buffalo St, from The Banff Centre to Muskrat St:

  • Vehicles exiting Banff Centre will not be affected
  • Ascending lane is closed until the last runner enters the trail system at Muskrat St.
  • Access to Banff Centre is via St. Julien Rd (follow detour).

Pedestrian Bridge:

  • One dedicated lane to runners until 12:30 p.m.

Birch Ave and Birch Drive:

  • Full Closure 10:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m.. Birch Ave will be dedicated eastbound between Birch Dr. and Glen. 10:55 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Access to the Luxton Museum and residences are via the west end of Birch Ave only.

Glen Ave:

  • Full Closure at 10:35 a.m. - 10:55 a.m
  • Single Lane Closure (westbound traffic) 10:55 a.m.-2 p.m. 
  • East bound traffic only with access from Cave/Birch/Trading Post. Local traffic only 10:55 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All traffic 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.

Bow Falls Ave:

  • Full closure 10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. Rolling reopen with two way alternative traffic as needed. Expect delays from Bow Fall to Glen Ave. until 1:45 p.m.

Golf Course Rd:

  • 10:40 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. is accessible via escort. Please park in the designated parking stalls to await the security vehicle. Departures are approximately every 20 - 30 minutes

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