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Newport Hospital 5K Road Race/Kids Fun Run

Police Department
October 10, 2017

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR NPT HOSPITAL 5K ROAD RACE/KIDS FUN RUN

In order to accommodate the individuals participating in the Newport Hospital 5K Road Race Sunday, October 15, 2017 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 closed 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.