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Glass City Marathon to alter traffic routes

04/20/2017, 12:02am EDT
By BLADE STAFF

Roads will close for Sunday events


Chris Lemon of Springfield, Ohio, is the first overall finisher on the half marathon at the Glass City Marathon last year. THE BLADE

The organizers of the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon are alerting the public to roads and streets that will be closed Sunday for the marathon and half-marathon events.

The following streets and intersections in Toledo will be affected to accommode the nearly 8,250 runners who will participate in the event.

■ Bancroft Street from Secor Road to University Hills, 4 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Bancroft from Secor to Indian River, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

■ University Hills and Bancroft, 6:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Secor between Kenwood Boulevard to Dorr Street, 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

■ Secor between Kenwood to Valleston Parkway, 6:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Douglas Road between East Rocket Drive to Dorr, 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

■ Dorr between Douglas and Secor, closed to westbound traffic, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

■ Cheltenham Street between Bancroft and Pelham Rd., 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

■ Pelham between Secor and Cheltenham, 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

■ Brantford Road between Secor and Drummond Road, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Drummond between Bancroft and Brantford, 7 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The following streets and intersections in Ottawa Hills will be closed during the following times:

■ Bancroft between Secor and University Parks Trail, 6:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Kenwood between Secor and Ottawa Hills High School, 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

■ Indian between Secor and Talmadge, 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

■ Various roads between Talmadge and Exmoor will be under controlled traffic from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

■ Talmadge between Indian and Bancroft, 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

■ Exmoor in Ottawa Hills to the main entrance of Wildwood on Central will be congested, controlled traffic — avoid 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.

■ Hasty Road between Central Avenue and Brittany Road will have lane restrictions for southbound traffic.

■ Central Avenue between Reynolds and Corey Road should be avoided between 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

■ Reynolds Road to Exmoor, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The following streets and intersections in Sylvania will have closures or experience congested traffic:

■ Northbound King Road between Sylvania Avenue and Brint Road, 8:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Sylvania and King under controlled traffic between 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.

■ King and Brint intersection will have controlled traffic between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.

■ Brint closed to eastbound traffic between King and Brinthaven Drive, 8:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Vicksburg Drive, 8:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Olander Park entrance closed, 8:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

■ Lane restrictions on Sylvania between Olander Park and Corey Road, 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

■ Sylvania between McCord Road and Holland-Sylvania Road, 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

■ Corey between Sylvania and Central, 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

■ Corey exit from I-475, 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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