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Preakness Road Closures and Advisories

Updated: Friday, May 17 2013, 05:21 PM EDT

The Baltimore City Dept. of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of road closures and traffic modifications in effect for Preakness on Saturday. The 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest 2013 which will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Pimlico Race Course.  

Those attending the annual event are urged to carpool or use public transportation – those who are driving to the event should park at commercial lots and avoid parking in area neighborhoods.

All posted parking restrictions will be strictly enforced. Towed vehicles will be relocated to Cylburn Avenue just south of Northern Parkway and those who have had their cars towed can call 311 for further information.

The following streets will be closed to through traffic on Preakness Day:

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
-Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound Northern Parkway.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
-Cylburn Avenue from Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
-Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to westbound Northern Parkway.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
-Westbound Northern Parkway from Falls Road to Greenspring Avenue

The following special traffic modifications will also be in effect:

Thurs, May 16, 2013 starting at 10:00 p.m. until Sat, May 18, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
    Rogers Avenue - One way westbound from Winner to Park Heights Avenues
    Winner Avenue - One way northbound from Hayward to Rogers Avenues
    Manhattan Avenue - One way eastbound from Winner Avenue to Pimlico Road
    Whitney Avenue - One way westbound from Pimlico Road to Key Avenue
    Sulgrave Avenue - One way westbound from Stuart to Highgate Avenues
    Rockwood Avenue - One way eastbound from Key to Berkeley Avenues
    Simmonds Avenue - One way southbound from Rockwood to Manhattan Avenues
    Woodcrest Avenue - One way northbound from Northern Parkway to Rockwood Avenue
    Merville Avenue - One way southbound from Glen Avenue to Northern Parkway
    Berkeley Avenue - One way northbound from Whitney to Glen Avenues
    Stuart Avenue - One way northbound from Northern Parkway to Sulgrave Avenue
    Rusk Avenue - One way southbound from Whitney Avenue to Northern Parkway

Thurs, May 16, 2013 starting at 10:00 p.m. until Sat, May 18, 2013 at 9:00 p.m.
    Rogers Avenue - Closed to traffic from Winner Avenue to Northern Parkway

Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
    Hayward Avenue - One way eastbound from Park Heights to Winner Avenues

Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
    Pimlico Road - Closed from Northern Parkway to Ken Oak Road
    Pimlico Road - One way northbound from Ken Oak Road to Greenspring Avenue

Preakness Road Closures and Advisories


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