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Traffic Restrictions for Newport Hospital 5K-Sunday Sept. 18th

Police Department
September 15, 2016


In order to accommodate the individuals participating in the Newport Hospital 5K Road Race Sunday, September 18, 2016 the Middletown Police Department will barricade several street locations in conjunction with the race. The race will begin and end at the Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road. A kids’ run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will start at 9:00 a.m.


Southbound traffic on Valley Road will detour through the Industrial Park at Johnnycake Hill Road to John Clarke Road. Traffic will detour north on Aquidneck Avenue to Wolcott Avenue for local residents.


Valley Road will be close from the intersection of Valley Road and Aquidneck Avenue to the intersection of Valley Road and Johnny Cake Hill. Drivers can bypass the racecourse by taking Green End Avenue to Bliss Road into Newport.


Southbound traffic on Aquidneck Avenue heading into Newport will be detoured at John Clarke Road to enter Newport via Bliss Road or Broadway. Local residents will use Wolcott Avenue to access their homes.


The Middletown Police Department requests motorists use care when driving in the area on race day.