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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. - 10:50 a.m.
  • Regular traffic flow by 11:30 a.m.

Sundance Rd:

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

Bow Ave:

  • Full closure 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Banff Ave (including vehicle bridge) to Wolf St:

  • Rolling closure 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Rolling reopening

Wolf St., from Banff Ave to Otter St:

  • Rolling closure 10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Rolling reopening

Otter St., from Wolf St to Tunnel Mountain Drive:

  • Rolling closure 10:35 a.m. - 11 a.m. Rolling reopening

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.

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).

Buffalo St, from Bear St. to Bow Ave:

  • Full closure from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pedestrian Bridge: 

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

Birch Ave:

  • Local traffic only from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Access to the Luxton Museum and residences are via the west end of Birch Ave only

Glen Ave:

  • Rolling closure at 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
  • Expect delays accessing Glen Ave between 10:40 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Bow Falls Ave: 

  • Rolling closure 10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. Rolling reopen going towards Bow Falls until runners pass through. Expect delays from Bow Fall to Glen Ave. until 1:30 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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