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 2011 Fur Rondy Road Closures 

  

2/24/2011
Mayor's Office

NOTICE OF 2011 FUR RONDY ROAD CLOSURES AND PROHIBITED PARKING AREAS

In preparation for the 2011 Fur Rondy celebration, the Municipality of Anchorage will be closing off several downtown streets for event set-up. Please carefully review the following map and list of prohibited parking areas. In order to provide ample notice, 'No Parking' signs will be placed within the closure areas at least 48 hours in advance of the road closures. Any vehicles parked within the closure areas during the specified closure times will be towed at the owner's expense.

 
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4th Ave. between H St. and Cordova St. and Cordova St. between 4th Ave. and 16th Ave. will be closed to the travelling public for the World Championship Sled Dog races. Drivers should expect closures from Thursday, February 24th at 4:00 PM through Sunday, February 27th at approximately 8:00 PM. The surrounding side streets will have limited access.

ADDITIONAL CLOSURES AND DETOURS

5th Ave. and 6th Ave. between G St. and Eagle St. and G St. and Eagle St. between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave. will be closed to the travelling public on Saturday, February 26th between approximately 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for the Frostbite Footrace. Surrounding side streets will have limited access.

5th Ave. and 6th Ave. between K St. and C St. and C St. and K St. between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave. will be closed to the travelling public on Saturday, February 26th between 10:30 AM to approximately 12:30 PM for the Grand Parade. Surrounding side streets will have limited access.

Drivers should expect some delays accessing the downtown area. On Saturday, February 26th between 7:30 AM and 12:30 PM, during the Frostbite Footrace and the Grand Parade, A St. northbound between 9th Ave. and 5th Ave. will have limited access and will be used strictly for 5th Ave. Parking Garage and JC Penney Parking Garage. All other downtown traffic should use alternate routes.

On Saturday, February 26th between 7:30 AM and 12:30 PM, during the Frostbite Footrace and the Grand Parade, I St. northbound between 9th Ave. and 5th Ave. will have limited access and will be used strictly for People Mover bus access only. All other downtown traffic should use alternate routes.

On Saturday, February 26th between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM, 2nd Ave. between North C St. and E St. will be closed to the travelling public for the Fur Rondy snowboarding exhibition. Please use alternate routes.

Anchorage Police Department officers will be on traffic control detail for the duration of these events and will be able to assist drivers with directional instructions.

Please drive with caution and follow all appropriate detour signs and signals.

Please contact the Municipal Traffic Department at 343-8406 or the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Office at 274-11 77 for more information.

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