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Manchester, NH: City
Friday March 24th, 2017 :: 12:06 p.m. EDT


Irish Road Race Weekend – Road Closures – Sat.(9:30am - 2pm) & Sun.(10am - 12pm)

The Manchester Police Department would like to advise you of two events that will affect traffic on Elm St, Canal St, Chestnut St and in the surrounding areas Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th, 2017. These events will bring an estimated 6,000 visitors to Downtown Manchester.

Full Millennium Running Race Notice:

For more detailed information, please read information below:

Saturday, March 25th, 2017: Shamrock Half Marathon

Many of the roads will close intermittently throughout the course of the day as a safety precaution for the participants. The Manchester Police Department and Millennium Running have worked to have secured course marshals to assist local residents on the course with navigation through road closures. Estimated impact times are as follows:

+Elm St. between Pleasant St. & W. Merrimack St. (5AM - 12AM)
+Elm St. (North) between Pleasant St. & Central St. (5AM –Sun 2PM)
+Elm St. between W. Merrimack St & Bridge St (9:30AM - 2:15PM)
+Elm St. (South) between Pleasant St. & Central St. (7AM - 3:30PM)
+Elm St. between Central St & Lake Ave (7AM - 3:30PM)
+Elm St. between Bridge St & Bennington Rd (9:50AM - 2PM)
+Bennington Rd between River Rd & Elm St (10AM - 2PM)
+River Rd (North) between Bennington Rd & W. North St (10AM - 2PM)
+Canal St (North) between W. North St & Dow St (10AM - 2PM)
+Canal St (South) between Dow St & Spring St (10AM - 2PM)
+Canal St (North) between Spring St & Granite St (10AM - 2PM)
+Pleasant St between Canal St & Elm St (10AM - 1:30 PM)
+Bennington Rd between Elm St & N. Bay St (9:50AM - 12:15PM)
+N. Bay St between Bennington St & Lexington Ave (10:20AM - 12:15PM)
+Lexington Ave between N. Bay St & Chestnut St (10:20AM - 12:15PM)
+Chestnut St between Lexington Ave & Appleton St (10:20AM - 12:25PM)
+Chestnut St (South) between Appleton St & Webster St (10:20AM - 12:25PM)
+Central St between Chestnut St & Elm St (10:30AM - 3:30PM)


Sunday, March 26th, 2017: The Northeast Delta Dental Shamrock Shuffle will proceed the parade beginning at 11:10 AM.

This event will cause several different road closures, which are as follows:
+Elm St between Pleasant St. & W. Merrimack St. (12:00AM - 12:00PM)
+Elm St (North) between Pleasant St. & Central St. (12:00AM - 12:00PM)
+Elm St between Merrimack St. & W. Pennacook St. (11:00AM - 12:00PM)
+W. Pennacook St between Elm St. & Canal St. (11:00AM - 12:00PM)
+Canal St (North) between W. Pennacook St. & Spring St. (11:00AM - 11:40AM)
+Spring St between Canal St. & Elm St. (11:00AM - 11:30AM)
+W. Bridge St (East on Bridge) between McGregor St & Elm St. (11:00AM - 11:30AM)
+W. Bridge St (East on Bridge) between McGregor St & Elm St. (11:30AM –2PM) redirected to Canal St via Plaza Dr.
+PARADE: Elm St between Granite St & Webster St. (12PM – 2PM) + some side streets

PLEASE NOTE:The end time of 2:00 PM is an approximation - The parade may end sooner or later than 2:00 PM!

Information about the parade can be found at

Questions about the road closures can be directed to Sergeant Christopher Goodnow @ 603-792-5439 or Lieutenant Jamie Gallant @ 603-792-5438.

Have a great weekend and please drive safely!!

Submitted by Sergeant Christopher Goodnow
For full details, view this message on the web.

Manchester, NH: City

Manchester, NH 03101

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