ALBANY, N.Y. - The Albany Police Department would like to remind participants, spectators, volunteers, and members of the community of new security measures, parking prohibitions and road closures for the annual road race this Saturday, June 1, 2013.
The Albany Police Department is asking race participants, spectators and residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity. Anyone who sees suspicious activity is asked to call the event's tips line at (518) 300-0570.
• Backpacks, coolers, and duffle bags will not be permitted at the race venue.
• Anything brought onsite, including runners' items for the bag-check, must be transported in a clear plastic bag for easy inspection.
• No animals, dogs or domestic pets (with the exception of service dogs) will be allowed on-site due to the presence of police dog patrols.
• Photo identification is required.
A shuttle bus service from the Corning Preserve Public Boat Launch parking area
(under I-787) to the event site will be available. To access these lots, take
Exit 4A off I-787 south.
Emergency No Parking, May 31st at 6PM until June 1st at 6PM:
Madison Avenue, both sides from Eagle Street to S. Swan Street
Emergency No Parking, June 1st 12:01AM –1PM:
All roads in Washington Park — both sides of all interior roadways
Madison Avenue, both sides from S. Swan Street to Willett Street
Emergency No Parking, June 1st 5AM-1PM:
Lake Avenue, both sides from Hudson Avenue to Western Avenue
Western Avenue, both sides from Lake Avenue to Sprague Place/Washington Avenue
Washington Avenue, both sides from Sprague Place/Western Avenue to Henry Johnson Boulevard
Henry Johnson Boulevard, both sides from Washington Avenue to State Street
State Street, south side east of S. Swan Street from Plaza Driveway west 6 spaces at
Motorists should note that Madison
Avenue will be closed between Eagle and Swan Streets from 6 p.m. on Friday, May
31st through 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st.
Road Closure: May 31st 6PM until June 1st at 6PM
Madison Avenue, eastbound and westbound between Eagle Street and S. Swan Street
Road Closure: June 1st 12:01AM-1PM
Washington Park – all park roadways (including Henry Johnson Boulevard between State Street and Madison Avenue)
Road Closures: June 1st 8AM-1PM
Madison Avenue from S. Swan Street to New Scotland Avenue
S. Swan Street from Elm Street to Hamilton Street
Dove Street from Hamilton Street to Jefferson Street
Lark Street from Hamilton Street to Madison Avenue
Delaware Avenue from Jefferson Street to Madison Avenue
Knox Street from Dana Avenue to Madison Avenue
S. Lake Avenue from Madison Avenue Western Avenue
N. Lake Avenue from Western Avenue to Washington Avenue
Western Avenue from Cortland St to Washington Avenue
Sprague Place from Western Avenue to State Street
Washington Avenue from Lexington Avenue to Central Avenue
Robin Street from Washington Avenue to State Street
State Street from Robin Street to Willett Street
Hudson Avenue from Lark Street to Willett Street
Lancaster Street from Lark Street to Willett Street
Willett Street from Madison Avenue to State Street
The following streets will be closed to traffic for the Freihofer's Community Walk from 12:00-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st:
S. Swan Street/Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd between Morton Avenue and Madison Avenue
Jefferson St from Dove to Swan
Elm St from Dove to Swan
Irving St from Dove to Swan
Myrtle Ave from Dove to Swan
Park Ave from Dove St to Eagle Street
Lincoln Park, all roadways between Eagle Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.