Several downtown streets to be closed for New Haven Grand Prix

2016-09-09-newhavengrandprix_300x250

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Haven Grand Prix is coming back for its second year in the Elm City and with it, come road closures. New Haven City Officials have announced the planned road closures for Friday’s Grand Prix bicycle races.

Officials say city streets will be closed entirely and lanes will be restricted to accommodate the race course throughout Chapel, High, Temple and Elm Streets.

The following downtown streets will be closed for the event:

  • Temple Street – Elm to Chapel Street 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Chapel Street – Temple to High Street 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • College Street – Elm to Crown Street Noon – Midnight
  • High Street – Chapel to Elm Street 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

 

Also, Elm Street will only have one travel lane from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. between York Street and Temple Street.

Officials are advising drivers to seek alternate routes.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s