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TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR RACE THE STATE AUGUST 6, 2017

Police Department
July 31, 2017

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., On Sunday, August 6, 2017 a running portion of the Race the State race will be taking place in Middletown.  In order to accommodate the race, the Middletown Police Department will provide traffic control for the event. The race is scheduled to enter Middletown around 7:15 a.m. and should be completed by 9:30 a.m..

 

The route for this race will start at the Third Beach Boat ramp parking lot.  Runners will exit the parking lot and turn left onto Third Beach Road.  Runners will then turn right to run west on Sachuest Point Road.  They will turn left to head south up Purgatory Road and then left onto Tuckerman Avenue (the east side of Tuckerman Avenue). Runners will once again merge onto Purgatory Road at the west end of Tuckerman Avenue and head west into Newport.

 

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

 

 

Any questions may be directed to Lt. Jason Ryan of the Administrative Services Division at jryan@middletownri.com or the Day Shift Officer In Charge at (401) 846-1144.