Road Closures Announced For Saturday For Bill Gregory 2K/5K/10K Races In Dalton

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The annual Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic road races will be run on Saturday morning in Dalton. Several streets near downtown will either be partially closed or fully closed to accommodate runners for the event.  The races will begin at approximately 8 a.m. and Dalton officers will begin closing affected streets between 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

Broadrick Drive will be closed at 7 a.m. from Waugh Street to the entrance of the Outpatient Surgery Center at Hamilton Medical Center. The southbound lanes of Thornton Avenue will be closed from Tyler Street to Hawthorne Street. One westbound lane of Waugh Street will be closed from Jones Street to Manly Street. Both westbound lanes on Waugh Street will beclsoed from Manly to Broadrick Drive with traffic routed around Dalton High on Manly Street. One southbound lane on Thornton Avenue will be closed from Hawthorne to Franklin Street. Cascade Drive will be closed during the race. Jones Street will be closed. 

Franklin Street, McBride Street, Maddox Street, South Ridge Street, and West Crawford Street will all have sections affected by the race and will be restricted to local traffic only. Dalton officers will be directing traffic around the race course, but drivers should try to avoid the area if possible. Most streets should begin to re-open around 10 a.m. 


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