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.


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