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Road Restrictions on 06/16/18 for Norman Bird Sanctuary Road Race

Police Department
June 14, 2018

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR NORMAN BIRD SANCTUARY ANNUAL 5K RUN/WALK

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., In order to accommodate the Norman Bird Sanctuary 5K Fun Run/Walk, the Middletown Police Department will provide traffic control for the event. The race is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018 and the affected roads will close at 07:30 AM. The race will impact the area for approximately one or two hours and any negative effect on traffic should be minimal.

 

There are two running events scheduled for the morning. The first is a Kid’s Fun run which starts at 08:00 AM. The route is from the main entrance of the Norman Bird Sanctuary to the intersection of Third Beach Road/Hanging Rocks Road and then back to the main entrance.  The 5K run will start at 0830 and the runners will travel south on Third Beach Road towards the intersection of Third Beach Road/Indian Avenue/Hanging Rock Road.  The runners will turn right onto Hanging Rock Road, left onto Sachuest Point Road and turn around near the Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge.  The runners will then head west on Sachuest Point Road, right onto Third Beach Road and head north to finish at the entrance of the NBS.

 

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

 

Please send any questions or concerns to Sergeant McGregor of the Administrative Services Division at cmcgregor@middletownri.com or at the telephone number listed above. If you need to speak with the officer in charge on the day of the event, please call 401-846-1144 and dial zero to speak to the desk officer.