Various Northeast Fresno Streets Closed Sunday for Two-Cities Marathon Event
11/02/2009

A number of streets in northeast Fresno will be closed on Sunday, November 8 along the route of the Eye-Q Two-Cities Marathon. The course starts at 7 a.m. on Friant Road near Audubon Drive and runs along surrounding neighborhoods and into Clovis before returning to the finish line in Woodward Park.

Portions of Friant Road and Audubon Drive will be closed to vehicles from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other area roads and intersections, including Cedar, Shepherd, Maple, and Teague will be subject to closure between 6:30 a.m, and 11:30 a.m. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the course area by using Willow Avenue as an alternative route for northbound and southbound travel. Willow will remain open to traffic during the entire event.

A complete list of road closures and times is listed below and can also be found on the City of Fresno website at www.fresno.gov/traffic.

Two Cities Marathon Road Closure Schedule (Fresno)

Friant Road (Audubon to Willow) Closed 5:00 am – 2:00 pm

Teague at Willow intersection Closed 6:00 am – 11:00 am

Shepherd Ave (Friant to Willow - eastbound) Closed 6:00 am – 8:30 am

Shepherd Ave (Friant to Willow - westbound) Closed 6:00 am – 11:30 am

Cedar at Shepherd intersection Closed 6:00 am – 11:30 am

Maple at Shepherd intersection Closed 6:00 am – 11:30 am

Chestnut at Shepherd intersection Closed 6:00 am – 11:30 am

Audubon (Friant to N. Del Mar - westbound) Closed 5:00 am – 2:00 pm

Two Cities Marathon Road Closure Schedule (Clovis)

Peach Avenue and Alluvial Avenue at the Old Town Clovis Trail Crossing

Pollasky between Old Town Trail Exit (north of Sierra near Dewitt) & Eighth (partial between Sierra / Dewitt)

Clovis Avenue both north and southbound between Eighth Street and Fifth Street

Clovis Avenue southbound between Fifth Street and Sierra Avenue

Eighth Street between Pollasky Avenue and Clovis Avenue

Fifth Street between Pollasky Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue

Sunnyside Avenue between Fifth Street and Davis E. Cook Way

Tollhouse Avenue between Sunnyside Avenue and Fowler Avenue

Fowler Avenue southbound between Tollhouse Avenue and Los Altos Avenue

Clovis Adult School -- Los Altos Avenue and David E. Cook Way

Willow Avenue will remain open at all times during the event and is the main north and southbound route.

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