Montpelier roads to close for Governor’s Corporate Cup

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MONTPELIER — Traffic in the vicinity of the State House, Bailey Avenue, Memorial Drive, Taylor Street, and Elm Street out to Pearl Street will be impacted by the Governor’s Corporate Cup 5K road race on Thursday, May 16.

The race will begin at 6 p.m. with the start/finish line located on State Street, in front of the State House.

The following streets will be directly affected:

– State Street (between Taylor Street and Bailey Avenue) will be closed from 5:30 p.m. until approximately 7:15 p.m. State Street will then be closed temporarily at Elm Street once the race is underway.
– Bailey Avenue will experience a short closure at the beginning of the race; traffic will then be reduced to two lanes with cones and markings.
– Memorial Drive will have one westbound lane closed from Taylor Street to Bailey Avenue.
– Taylor Street will be closed once the race begins.
– Winter Street, Summer Street, Pearl Street, Spring Street, Elm Street, and Baldwin Street will be impacted by the running route.

Montpelier Police expect thousands of participants for this event.

Police ask motorists to use extra caution and follow directions from law enforcement officers while driving near the course.

If possible, avoid traveling in this area from 5:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m.

For more information, contact Sergeant Benjamin Michaud at 802-223-3445.

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