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Tempe Ironman Triathlon to create road closures

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TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

The Ironman Triathlon, 5K, and Kids Race is taking over Tempe this weekend, and it's sure to cause a lot of road closures.  Here's what you need to know to plan ahead.

Between Friday and Sunday, expect the following closures:

  • Rio Salado Parkway westbound between Mill Avenue and Ash Avenue
  • Rio Salado Parkway eastbound between Mill Avenue and Ash Avenue
  • Rio Salado Parkway/Ash Avenue in both directions between Hardy Drive and the US Airways garage just north of 3rd Street
  • 1st Street eastbound between Farmer Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway

The following streets will be restricted or closed Sunday from 6 a.m. until approximately 6 p.m.:

  • Rio Salado Parkway/Ash Avenue will be closed westbound between the US Airways garage just north of 3rd Street and Hardy Drive
  • Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane westbound between Hardy Drive and Priest Drive
  • Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane eastbound between Mill Avenue and McClintock Drive. All traffic at intersecting streets and driveways will be required to turn right. No lefts or through movements will be permitted along this stretch of Rio Salado Parkway
  • Rio Salado Parkway will be closed westbound between McClintock Drive and Mill Avenue. All westbound traffic (east of McClintock Drive) must turn left onto southbound McClintock Drive. Limited access will be granted to local residents between Rural Road and Mill Avenue (from southbound Rural Road only)
  • Priest Drive will be restricted to two lanes northbound between Rio Salado Parkway and the SR202L eastbound on-ramp
  • Mill Avenue will be closed southbound between Washington Street/Curry Road and 2nd Street
  • Mill Avenue northbound will be closed at 2nd Street (access to businesses maintained)
  • Scottsdale Road southbound will be closed at the SR202L. Local access will be provided to area businesses and residents south of the SR202L
  • Rural Road northbound will be closed at Rio Salado Parkway. All northbound traffic must turn right onto eastbound Rio Salado Parkway
  • McClintock Drive will be closed in both directions between Rio Salado Parkway and the SR202L on/off-ramps. North of the SR202L on/off-ramps, traffic will be restricted to one lane northbound. All southbound traffic that does not turn right onto eastbound Curry Road will be forced onto westbound SR202L
  • All traffic exiting the SR202L at Scottsdale Road will be required to turn northbound onto Scottsdale Road. Local access will be provided to area businesses and residents south of the SR202L
  • All traffic exiting eastbound on the SR202L at McClintock Drive will be required to turn northbound onto McClintock Drive

The following bus detours will be in effect November 17th from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.:

  • 48 Northbound - Regular route east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.
  • 48 Southbound - Regular route west on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; continue west on 5th St. to Farmer Ave.; north on Farmer Ave. to 1st St.; west on 1st St. to Hardy Dr.; north on Hardy Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to resume regular route.
  • 62 Northbound - Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.

The following bus detours will be in effect November 18th from the start of service until 6 p.m.:

  • 48 Northbound - Regular route east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.
  • 48 Southbound - Regular route west on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; continue west on 5th St. to Farmer Ave.; north on Farmer Ave. to 1st St.; west on 1st St. to Hardy Dr.; north on Hardy Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to resume regular route.
  • 62 Northbound - Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.
  • 62 Southbound - From Tempe Marketplace - circle east and south through parking lot to Smith Rd. exit; west on Rio Salado Pkwy.; south on McClintock Dr. to resume regular route.
  • 72 Northbound - From Tempe Transportation Center south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Priest Dr.; north on Priest Dr. to SR 202; east on SR 202 exiting at Scottsdale Rd.; north on Scottsdale Rd to resume regular route.
  • 72 Southbound - Regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to SR 202; west on SR 202 exiting at Priest Dr.; south on Priest Dr. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to resume regular route.
  • 81 Northbound- Regular route to Tempe Marketplace; circle east and south through parking lot to Smith Rd. exit; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to SR 101; north on SR 101 exiting at McDowell; west on McDowell to Hayden Rd.; north on Hayden Rd. resume regular route.
  • 81 Southbound - Regular route south on Hayden Rd. to McDowell Rd.; east on McDowell Rd. to SR 101; south on SR 101 exiting at Rio Salado Parkway; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Perry Ln.; north on Perry Ln. to Tempe Marketplace; from Tempe Marketplace - circle east and south through parking lot to Smith Rd. exit; west on Rio Salado Pkwy.; south on McClintock Dr. to resume regular route.
  • Earth East - Regular route west on 5th St. to Mill Ave.; continue west on 5th St. to Farmer Ave.; north on Farmer Ave. to 1st St.; west on 1st St. to Hardy Dr.; north on Hardy Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Priest Dr.; north on Priest Dr. to Loop 202; east on Loop 202 to Scottsdale Rd.; north on Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route at Weber Dr. Then regular route south on Miller Rd. to Weber Dr.; route ends at Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.
  • Earth West - From Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.; south on Miller Rd.; west on Tempe Dr. to resume regular route. Then regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd to Loop 202; west on Loop 202 to Priest Dr.; south on Priest Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Mill Ave.

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