Fargo Marathon Traffic Route InformationFARGO, N.D. (May 16, 2012) – Drivers are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations during the Fargo Marathon which runs from Friday, May 18 through Saturday, May 19.
FARGO, N.D. (May 16, 2012) – Drivers are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations during the Fargo Marathon which runs from Friday, May 18 through Saturday, May 19.
Numerous roads will be closed and traffic numbers will be higher than usual, impacting travel throughout Fargo. The following areas are expected to be congested and drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes:
• University Drive between 12th Ave. N. and 19th Ave. N. will be closed during the 5K run/walk on Friday from approximately 5 - 8 p.m. On Saturday, the road will close at 5 a.m. and remain closed until late in the afternoon when the marathon is done.
• South University Drive between 30th Ave. S. and 32nd Ave. S. will be reduced to one lane in each direction from approximately 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday.
• 10th St. N. is under construction. Traffic will be detoured on 18th St. N. via 12th Ave. N. and 19th Ave. N.
• 10th St. S. will be reduced to one lane for northbound traffic between 2nd Ave. S. and 1st Ave. N. between 7 a.m. and approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Drivers are recommended to use 25th St. as an alternate to University Drive on the south side of town. Those traveling to the Fargodome are encouraged to use 12th Ave. N. or 19th Ave. N. via I-29. If your destination is north of the Fargodome, it is suggested you use County Road 20 or 19th Ave. N. from I-29.
For a complete race day map, go to www.fargomarathon.com.
Visit the City of Fargo on the Web at www.cityoffargo.com.
Marathon Road Closures 2012 (All times approximate)
CLOSED ROADS TIME: CLOSED OPEN
North University Dr @ 19 Ave N south bound traffic 5:00 AM 3:30 PM
2 St N from 6 Ave N to 1 Ave N all traffic detour via 4 St N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
4 Ave N from 2 St N to Broadway 7:30 AM 3:15 PM
Broadway Closed from 4 Ave N to 1 Ave 7:30PM 3:15 PM
1 Ave N Bridge 7:00 AM 11:15 AM
1 Ave N from Broadway to 10 St N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
2 Ave S from 10 St S to 9 St S 7:45 AM 3:15 PM
2 St S from Main Ave to 4 St S North bound lanes closed 7:00 AM 11:30 AM
4 St S from 2 St S to 6 Ave S 7:30 AM 11:45 AM
Elm Street from 12 Ave N to 23 Ave N 6:45 AM 10:30 AM
6 Ave S from 4 St S to 7 St S 7:30 AM 11:30 AM
5 Ave from 7 St S to 10 St S 7:45 AM 3:15 PM
LIMITED ACCESS / LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY CLOSED OPEN
N University Dr from 17 Ave N to 12 Ave N 6:30 AM Noon
10 St N from 12 Ave N to 15 Ave N 6:30 AM 3:15 PM
14 Ave N from University Dr to 3 St N 6:45 AM Noon
14 Ave N from 3 St N to Oak St N 6:45 AM 3:15 PM
1 St N from 6 Ave N to 13 Ave N 7:30 AM Noon
13 Ave N from 1 St N to 3 St N 7:30 AM Noon
3 St N from 13 Ave N to 14 Ave N 7:30 AM Noon
Oak St N from 14 Ave N to 6 Ave N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
6 Ave N from Oak St to 2 St N 7:30 AM 3:15 PM
8 St S from 2 Ave S to 18 Ave S 7:30 AM TBD
9 St S from 18 Ave S to 2 Ave S 7:30 AM 3 PM
15 Ave N from N Univ Dr to Elm St 7:00 AM 8:45 AM
200 Block 15 Ave N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
3 St N from 14 N to 15 Ave N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
2 St N from 15 Ave N to 17 Ave N 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
17 Ave N from 2 St N to N Univ Dr 7:00 AM 3:15 PM
5 St S from 17 Ave S to 24 Ave S 8:30 AM TBD
Miles 2 to 6.5 Full course 7:00 AM 10:30 AM
Miles 13 to 20 Full course 8:30 AM 2:00 PM