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Road Closings Saturday, April 13th

Two road races will affect access to campus Saturday morning, April 13th.  Please allow extra time to reach your destination.  The following roads will be affected:


- A portion of College Heights Blvd will be closed from approximately 6:45AM - 7:05AM.

- Hilltop Drive, Colonnade Drive, and Faculty House Drive will be closed from approximately 6:30 AM until 7:30 AM

- Kentucky Street, University Blvd and the lower portion of Normal Street will be closed from 8:00 AM until 9:00AM.

- Regents Ave and Chestnut Street will be closed from approximately 8:15AM to 9:15AM.


The timing of actual road closings will be dependent upon the race pace.  The inaugural Hilltopper 5K will be from 7:00AM - 7:45AM.  The Kelly Autism Run will be from 8:00AM to 9:00AM.  During the Kelly Autism Run, traffic will not be allowed on the course.  However, traffic will be allowed to cross the course at select intersections when it is safe to do so.  These intersections are:


13th Avenue and Kentucky Street

Alumni Avenue and Kentucky Street (to access the Kentucky St Lot) 14th Avenue and Chestnut Street

Click here for a map:

Autism Run Map

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