The 40th Boilermaker road race takes place this weekend. When do roads close, and when do roads open?

According to the Utica Police Department, law enforcement will close the entire course at 6:00am. Only official vehicles will be permitted along the course at that time. Some intersections will remain open and Law Enforcement will assist with the crossing of intersections but vehicles will not be able to drive on the course.

15K Start Area Road Closures 5:30 am on the morning of July 9th:

• Route 5S westbound at Culver ramp
• Dwyer Ave. (entire road)
• Beechgrove Pl from Gilbert Street to Florence Street
• Culver Ave from Bleecker Street north

5K Start Area Road Closures 5:30 am on the morning of July 9th :

• Route 12/8/5 at Burrstone Road all entrances and exits
• Burrstone Road from Sunset Ave to Old Burrstone Road

Finish Area Road Closures 2:00 am on the morning of July 9th:

• Court Street from Schuyler Street to Fay Street
• Varick Street (entire road)
• Columbia Street from Varick Street to Schuyler Street
• Whitesboro Street from Lafayette Street to Schuyler Street
• Lafayette Street west of Varick Street

The following are intersections that will remain open for cross traffic until 7:00 AM:

• Welshbush Road
• Albany Street
• Sherman Drive
• Oneida Street
• Genesee Street
• Campbell Ave until 06:45 AM
Participants, attendees and volunteers traveling to the Post Race Party area are encouraged to park on public roadways east of State Street.



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