Aug 13, 2015 9:28 AM
Manchester Roads Closing: Thousands to race Cigna/Elliot 5K on Thursday night
MANCHESTER - The 23rd annual Cigna/Elliot Corporate Road Race will close roads and restrict traffic in the downtown starting at noon on Thursday.
A list of the staggered road and lane closures can be found below. ALL the roads on the race route will be closed by 6:15 through the end of the road race. The race route runs north on Elm Street, west on Thayer, south on River Road to Canal Street, east on West Merrimack Street with the finish line at Merrimack and Elm streets.
Thousands of runners, walkers and wheelchair entrants are expected to take part.
Road and lane closure time line
Starting at noon
Merrimack St from Elm St to Chestnut St - CLOSED
Starting at 3 p.m.
Elm St from Stark St to Merrimack St - CLOSED
Amherst St from Elm St to Vine St - CLOSED
Concord St @ Nutfield Ln - NO S/B TRAFFIC (alley)
1630 Hrs - Merrimack St from Franklin St to Elm St - CLOSED
Elm St @ Manchester St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Elm St @ Pleasant St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Elm St @ Central St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Elm St @ Hanover St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Hanover St - NO W/B TRAFFIC FROM Citizens’ Bank
Starting at 4:15 p.m.
Elm St @ Granite St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Elm St @ Bridge St - NO S/B TRAFFIC
Concord St @ Vine St - NO W/B TRAFFIC
Nutfield Ln @ Seneca Ln - NO S/B TRAFFIC (alley)
1750 Hrs - Pleasant St @ Franklin St - NO S/B or W/B TRAFFIC
W Merrimack @ Canal St - NO E/B TRAFFIC
W Merrimack St NO N/B NO S/B TRAFFIC @ Franklin St
No access to W Merrimack St from TD Bank
Canal St @ Granite St - NO N/B TRAFFIC
Starting at 6:15 p.m.
Complete shut down of race course.