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Traffic Updates You Need To Know Before Ironman This Weekend!

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Ironman competition kicks off Sunday. Athletes will swim 2.4 miles, ride 112 miles on their bikes, and finish off with a 26 mile run. The challenge doesn't stop with athletes. If you're in Coeur d'Alene and are trying to get anywhere downtown, you're going to have a problem unless you know all of the road closures and detours to watch out for:
 
  • IF YOU'RE DRIVING INTO DOWNTOWN BEGINNING THURSDAY, YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO GET ONTO SHERMAN AVENUE UNLESS YOU GO THROUGH SECOND, THIRD OR FIFTH STREET.

  • TRYING TO GET TO THE RESORT? TAKE FIRST STREET.
  • BLEACHERS WILL BE SET UP ON SHERMAN AVENUE BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING AND THEY'LL REMAIN THERE UNTIL NEXT MONDAY.

  • DON'T PLAN ON PARKING AT THE INDEPENDENCE POINT PARKING LOT AFTER THURSDAY. IT'S STRICTLY FOR MEDICAL TENTS AND IRONMAN BOOTHS.

  • TRAFFIC LIGHTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF SECOND AND SHERMAN WILL BE ON RED FLASHING MODE.

  • MULLAN AVENUE FROM 17TH TO 23RD STREET WILL BE A NO PARKING ZONE BEGINNING SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

  • DON'T PLAN ON LAUNCHING YOUR BOAT OFF HIGGINS POINT EITHER. COEUR D'ALENE LAKE DRIVE FROM SHERMAN AVENUE TILL THE BOAT LAUNCH WILL BE CLOSED 7 AM TO 4 PM SUNDAY.

  • FREE PARKING AT CITY HALL PARKING LOT. FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE ALL AROUND DOWNTOWN COEUR D'ALENE

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