Traffic Alert


Traffic Alert for Friday evening, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd 2014




We want to remind you that the “One America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon” will be held on Saturday, May 3rd. Set-up for the race may affect traffic on major streets Friday evening and the Saturday event will greatly affect both traffic and parking on-campus. 




    • New York St. (east of University Blvd.) will be closed beginning Friday, May 2rd at 6:00 p.m. through Saturday at 2:00 p.m.


    • The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3rd near the corner of West and Washington Streets. 


    • Both Blackford and California Streets south of Vermont St. will be closed during this time. 


    • West St. will be closed from Ohio to Michigan St from 2:00 a.m. on Saturday through 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.


    • West St. will be closed from Washington St. to Ohio from Saturday at 3:30 a.m. and should re-open at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. 


    • Washington St. from Illinois to west of West St. will be closed from 3:30 a.m. on Saturday until 9:30 a.m.




Easiest access to campus before and during the race will be from the West Street exits of I 65 (Exit 114) to Michigan Street and on Michigan Street from the east. 




More information and maps may be found on the 500 Festival website at






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