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2016-10-13 - Traffic Advisory for PEI Marathon this Weekend

The Prince Edward Island Marathon Weekend runs from Friday, October 14 to Sunday October 16, 2016. The Marathon brings over 3,000 participants to PEI from all over North America and also has several International participants in the running/walking events.

Residents and visitors can experience some traffic delays across PEI on Sunday, October 16, due to the number of participants on the highways.

Please note there will be one-way traffic (eastbound) only from the Brackley entrance to the Dalvay entrance of the National Park from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 10:00 a.m. Full road closures will be in effect on Sherwood Road between Brackley Point Road and Route #2, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on University Avenue between Kirkwood Avenue and Grafton Street from 9:00 a.m. to  2:00 p.m. Travelers should also note that Grafton Street from Queen Street to Church Street, and University Avenue from Kent to Grafton Street, will be closed from 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to host the finish area and once again to ensure the safety of all participants.

There will be no parking permitted on Great George Street from Kent Street to Grafton Street from 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 until approximately 3 p.m. (or when the event ends) on Sunday, October 16.

From 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 until approximately 3 p.m. (or when the event ends) on Sunday, October 16, there will be no parking on the following street sections:

• Great George Street from Fitzroy to Kent Street
• Grafton Street from Great George Street to Queen Street

From 12 a.m. (midnight) on Saturday, October 15 until approximately 3 p.m. (or when the event ends) on Sunday, October 16, there will be no parking on the following street sections:

• University Avenue from Kirkwood Drive to Euston Street
• Great George from Euston Street to Grafton Street

The following roads will be closed from approximately 12 a.m. (midnight) on Saturday, October 15 until 3 p.m. (or when the event ends) on Sunday, October 16:

• Grafton Street from Church Street to Queen Street
• Great George Street from Euston Street to Grafton Street

University Avenue, from Kirkwood Drive to Euston Street, will be closed from approximately 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 16 until the event is over.

Spectators are encouraged to come down to the finish line on the corner of University Ave. and Grafton St. to cheer on all participants from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm.

Motorists can expect traffic delays throughout the City on the weekend, especially along the marathon route. For more information, visit: www.peimarathon.ca

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Media contact:

Alicia Packwood
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4149
apackwood@charlottetown.ca



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