Thanksgiving Gobble Gallop Race Traffic Advisory

The Duluth Police Department has issued the following traffic advisory for Nov. 24

On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, the Gobble Gallop Races will be held in downtown Duluth.

The first of three races starts at 9:00 a.m. and all races start and finish on London Road near 13th Avenue East. The race routes will run West on London Road, onto Superior Street, to 5th Avenue West and back.

Parking Restrictions begin at 7:00 a.m. on London Road from 10th to 14th Avenues East, and there will be no parking on Superior Street from 10th Avenue East to 4th Avenue West. Vehicles on the race route after 7:00 a.m. will be tagged and towed.

Road Closures:
London Road will be closed at 7:45 a.m. from 10th to 14th Avenues East for race setup and for the kid’s race. Superior Street will be closed at 8:45 a.m. from 5th to 10th Avenues East for the Race.

Superior Street eastbound traffic will be detoured up to 2nd Street to continue east, and westbound traffic will be sent up 10th Avenue East to 1st Street to continue west.

Lake Avenue will be blocked off at Superior Street. Access to Canal Park, Park Point, and the DECC will be down 5th Avenue West to the connector to Railroad Street, and from the freeway exits onto South Lake Avenue.

Downtown traffic is expected to return to normal around 11:30 a.m.

Drivers are urged to use caution when driving in the area of this event.

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