Traffic Information

The City of Charleston is preparing to welcome the USA Cycling Pro Road National Championships. To help community members, businesses, and those traveling to and from Charleston navigate daily commutes, race routes, and access to and from various events and places – including voting precincts – the City has prepared a robust day-by-day list – including access to and from interstates/US routes, race route turn by turns, road closures, parking information, and other helpful information – from Sunday, May 12 to Sunday, May 19.  

The information included below is meant to serve as a guide and may be subject to change.  Times are approximations based on race start times and the time needed to prepare for the race.  For more information about the USA Cycling Pro Road Nationals, visit https://charlestonwv.com/usa-cycling/.  

*page last updated 05.14.2024 @ 8:07A

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SUNDAY, May 12, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT OPEN

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT OPEN  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –  

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Road Closures

7 a.m. through Sunday, May 19 | Closure: Kanawha Boulevard, Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling eastbound - toward State Capitol) will be routed to Clendenin Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling westbound - toward Patrick Street) will be routed to Capitol Street

Parking Information (all day)

City-owned parking garages will be accessible for parking.

On-street parking will not be available/permitted on:

  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street

MONDAY, May 13, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT OPEN

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT OPEN  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Road Closures

Closure continued from Sunday: Kanawha Boulevard, Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling eastbound – toward State Capitol) will be routed to Clendenin Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling westbound - toward Patrick Street) will be routed to Capitol Street 

Parking Information (all day)

City-owned parking garages will be accessible for parking.

On-street parking will not be available/permitted on:

  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street

TUESDAY, May 14, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT CLOSED

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT CLOSED  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –  

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Individual Time Trial Routeview route

Starting at Kanawha Blvd and Goshorn St >> right on Kanawha Blvd (traveling westbound) >> turn around at Kanawha Blvd split (Stockton Street area) >> Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> turn around at Daniel Boone Park >> Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> finish on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points

*The first race starts at 1 p.m.; individual cyclists to start 1 minute apart

Road Closures

Anyone who lives, works, or has an appointment at a location along Kanawha Boulevard from Stockton Street (Patrick Street area) to Greenbrier Street – and can – is advised to use an alternate route.

Closure continued from Monday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling eastbound toward State Capitol) will be routed to Clendenin Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling westbound - toward Patrick Street) will be routed to Brooks Street 

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Closure: Kanawha Boulevard, Clendenin Street to Stockton Street (near Patrick Street)

  • Right lane of Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound - toward Patrick Street), from Clendenin to Pennsylvania will be open to traffic

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Closure: Kanawha Boulevard, from Capital Street to Daniel Boone Park

  • Westbound lanes (residential/business side) of Kanawha Boulevard (traveling toward Patrick Street), from Wertz Avenue to Brooks Street will be open (including on-street parking)

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information( 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) 

City-owned parking garages will be accessible for parking.

  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East
  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street

On-street parking will not be available/permitted on:

  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Greenbrier Street to Clendenin Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Pennsylvania Avenue to Stockton Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street

Accessing Polling Locations (Precincts 406, 170, 174)

In order to access your precinct on Election Day, please follow the below instructions:

Precinct 406 | Mary C. Snow Elementary School: Enter and exit via 2nd Avenue and Florida Street – instead of Kanawha Boulevard

Precinct 170 | Terrace Park East: Enter via the westbound lane of Kanawha Boulevard – instead of the riverside lane of Kanawha Boulevard OR enter via California Avenue to Washington Street East to Michigan Avenue. Exit via Veazy Street to Washington Street East.

Precinct 174 | Carroll Terrace: Enter via the westbound lane of Kanawha Boulevard – instead of the riverside lane of Kanawha Boulevard OR enter via Virginia Street. Exit via Virginia Street.  

Accessing East Point Drive, Curtis Price Way, Hill Drive, Snow Hill Drive, Dry Branch Drive (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

All traffic will be routed via Piedmont Road >> Tinkersville Drive >> Campbells Creek Drive >> Kanawha Boulevard / US-60.

Kanawha Boulevard / US-60 will not be accessible via East Point Drive.

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley)–

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT CLOSED

Getting to I-77S / I-64E –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT CLOSED  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 –

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Individual Time Trial Route view route

Starting at Kanawha Blvd and Goshorn St >> right on Kanawha Blvd (traveling westbound) >> turn around at Kanawha Blvd split (Stockton Street area) >> Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> turn around at Daniel Boone Park >> Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> finish on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points by Sheraton Charleston

*The first race starts at 8 a.m.; individual cyclists to start 1 minute apart

Road Closures

Anyone who lives, works, or has an appointment at a location along Kanawha Boulevard from Stockton Street to Greenbrier Street – and can – is advised to use an alternate route.

Closure continued from Tuesday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed to Clendenin Street
  • **UPDATED 5/14 | Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling westbound - toward Patrick Street) will be routed to Ruffner Avenue 

6 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Closure: Kanawha Boulevard, Clendenin Street to Stockton Street

  • Right lane of Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound), from Clendenin Street to Pennsylvania Avenue will be open

6 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Closure: Kanawha Boulevard, from Capital Street to Daniel Boone Park

  • **UPDATED 5/14 | Westbound lanes (residential/business side) of Kanawha Boulevard, from Wertz Avenue to Ruffner Avenue will be open (including any on-street parking). Westbound lanes of Kanawha Boulevard, from Ruffner Avenue to Brooks Street will now be closed to traffic and parkers. This is to ensure the safety of the cyclists participating in the Time Trial. 

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information( 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 

City-owned parking garages will be accessible for parking.

  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East
  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Court Street (unit block), Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Ruffner Avenue to Clendenin Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Pennsylvania Avenue to Stockton Street
  • Laidley Street (unit block), Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street (unit block), Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street

Accessing Mary C Snow Elementary School (6 a.m. – 5 p.m.)   

Enter and exit via 2nd Avenue and Florida Street – instead of Kanawha Boulevard

Accessing East Point Drive, Curtis Price Way, Hill Drive, Snow Hill Drive, Dry Branch Drive (6 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

All traffic will be routed via Piedmont Road >> Tinkersville Drive >> Campbells Creek Drive >> Kanawha Boulevard / US-60.

Kanawha Boulevard / US-60 will not be accessible via East Point Drive.

THURSDAY, May 16, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT OPEN

pan>Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT OPEN  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Criterium view route

Starting on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points by Sheraton (traveling westbound) >> right onto Court Street >> right onto Lee Street >> right onto Summers Street >> left onto Quarrier Street >> right onto Hale Street >> >> right onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> end at Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points by Sheraton

*The first race of the day starts at 6:30 p.m.

Road Closures

Due to the speed of this race, hard closures will be in place along the race route.  Anyone wanting to drive across the race route to exit/enter will need to do so before the road closures are in place. Crosswalks will allow pedestrians to cross the race route.   

Closure continued from Wednesday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed onto Clendenin Street

9 a.m. – noon | race route (intermittent rolling/partial closures for course preparation)

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Kanawha Boulevard closure extends to Morris Street

  • Local traffic will be able to exit from McFarland Street and Leon Sullivan Way on Kanawha Boulevard traveling eastbound toward Capitol

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

  • Court Street will be accessible northbound and southbound from Lee Street
  • Court Street traffic (traveling southbound) will be routed to Quarrier Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Lee Street, Court Street to Summers Street

  • Lee Street traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed onto Court Street
  • Traffic can re-enter Lee Street at the intersection of Summers Street and Lee Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Summers Street, Quarrier Street to Lee Street

  • Summers Street traffic (traveling southbound from Washington Street) will be routed onto Lee Street 

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Quarrier Street, Hale Street to Summers Street

  • Quarrier Street will be accessible via Court Street (traveling southbound)
  • Quarrier Street traffic (traveling westbound) will be routed to Dickinson Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street (race route)
  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)
  • Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Quarrier Street (race route)
  • Kanawha Boulevard Hale Street to Court Street (race route)
  • Lee Street, Court Street to Summers Street (race route)
  • Quarrier Street, Summers Street to Hale Street (race route)
  • Summers Street, Lee Street to Quarrier Street (race route)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information (5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.) 

Parking will be available in the following city-owned garages:

  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street
    • Summers Street entrance/exit will close at 5 p.m.
    • (after 5 p.m.) Enter via Summers Street >> left on Lee Street >> right on Capitol Street (2-way traffic during race time only) >> through Spyros lot to garage
    • (after 5 p.m.) Exit via right turn out to Spyros lot and back to Capitol Street
  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street
    • Enter/Exit via Dickinson Street or McFarland Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
    • Enter/Exit via Summers Street

Curbside Parking (15 minutes maximum) will be available on Summers Street, from Washington Street to Lee Street (next to Truist.

The following city-owned garages will not be accessible during the race closures:

  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East
    • Both entrances/exits will close at 5 p.m.

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Capitol Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Hale Street, extended to include Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street  
  • Kanawha Boulevard, extended to include Morris Street to Clendenin Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street, extended to include Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

FRIDAY, May 17, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT OPEN

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT OPEN  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –  

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Criteriumview route

Starting on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points by Sheraton (traveling westbound) >> right onto Court Street >> right onto Lee Street >> right onto Summers Street >> left onto Quarrier Street >> right onto Hale Street >> right onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> end at Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points by Sheraton

*The first race of the day starts at 6:30 p.m.

Road Closures

Due to the speed of this race, hard closures will be in place along the race route.  Anyone wanting to drive across the race route to exit/enter will need to do so before the road closures are in place. Crosswalks will allow pedestrians to cross the race route.   

Closure continued from Wednesday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic – traveling eastbound –will be routed onto Clendenin Street
  • unit blocks will be accessible to local traffic

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Kanawha Boulevard closure extends to Morris Street

  • Local traffic will be able to exit from McFarland Street and Leon Sullivan Way on Kanawha Boulevard traveling eastbound toward Capitol

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

  • Court Street will be accessible northbound and southbound from Lee Street
  • Court Street traffic (traveling southbound) will be routed to Quarrier Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Lee Street, Court Street to Summers Street

  • Lee Street traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed onto Court Street
  • Traffic can re-enter Lee Street at the intersection of Summers Street and Lee Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Summers Street, Quarrier Street to Lee Street

  • Summers Street traffic (traveling southbound from Washington Street) will be routed onto Lee Street 

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Quarrier Street, Hale Street to Summers Street

  • Quarrier Street will be accessible via Court Street (traveling southbound)
  • Quarrier Street traffic (traveling westbound) will be routed to Dickinson Street

5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. | Closure: Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street (race route)
  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)  
  • Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Quarrier Street (race route)
  • Kanawha Boulevard Hale Street to Court Street (race route)
  • Lee Street, Court Street to Summers Street (race route)
  • Quarrier Street, Summers Street to Hale Street (race route)
  • Summers Street, Lee Street to Quarrier Street (race route)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information (5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.) 

Parking will be available in the following city-owned garages:

  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street
    • Summers Street entrance/exit will close at 5 p.m.
    • Enter via Summers Street to Lee Street >> right on Capitol Street (2-way traffic during race time only) >> through Spyros lot to garage
    • Exit via right turn out to Spyros lot and back to Capitol Street
  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street
    • Enter/Exit via Dickinson Street or McFarland Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
    • Enter/Exit via Summers Street

Curbside Parking (maximum 15 minutes) will be available on Summers Street, from Washington Street to Lee Street (next to Truist.

The following city-owned garages will not be accessible during the race closures:

  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East
    • Entrances/exits will close at 5 p.m.

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Capitol Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Hale Street, extended to include Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street  
  • Kanawha Boulevard, extended to include Morris Street to Clendenin Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Virginia Street
  • Summers Street, extended to include Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

SATURDAY, May 18, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley)–

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT CLOSED
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT CLOSED

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley)–

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT CLOSED
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT CLOSED

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Road Race (U-23/Elite) - view route  

Starting on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points (traveling eastbound) >> left on Hale Street >> right on Virginia Street >> right on Dickinson Street and across the South Side Bridge >> right onto Bridge Road (traveling uphill) >> left on Loudon Heights Road (traveling downhill) >> right to cross South Side Bridge >> right on Virginia Street >> right onto McFarland St >> left onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> left onto Wertz Avenue >> left onto Oakridge Dr >> left onto Greenbrier St >> right onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> right onto Brooks Street >> left onto Quarrier Street >> right onto Summer Street >> left onto Lee Street >> left onto Court Street >> right onto Virginia Street >> left onto Truslow Street >> left onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> end on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points.  

*The first race of the day starts at 7 a.m.

Road Race (Junior) - view route

Starting on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points (traveling eastbound) >> left onto Wertz Avenue >> left onto Oakridge Dr >> left onto Greenbrier St >> right onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> right onto Brooks Street >> left onto Quarrier Street >> right onto Summer Street >> left onto Lee Street >> left onto Court Street >> right onto Virginia Street >> left onto Truslow Street >> left onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> end on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points. 

*The first junior race starts at noon.

Road Closures

Anyone who lives, works, or has an appointment at a location along Kanawha Boulevard from Clendenin Street to Greenbrier Street – and can – is advised to use an alternate route.

Closure continued from Friday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic – traveling eastbound –will be routed onto Clendenin Street
  • unit blocks will be accessible to local traffic

5 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Kanawha Boulevard closure extends to Wertz Avenue

  • Westbound lanes (residential/business side) of Kanawha Boulevard, from Wertz Avenue to California Avenue will be open (including on-street parking)
  • Local traffic not having an alternate route to a location on Kanawha Boulevard – with the assistance of CPD – will be able to access Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound), from Greenbrier Street to Bradford Street. 

5 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Closure: Bridge Road, Louden Heights Road parts of race route (rolling closure)

  • Louden Heights and part of the Bridge Road to re-open following Road Race
  • Bridge Road, from the bottom (at end of South Side Bridge) to City National to remain closed for New Belgium Battle for Bridge Road (start time noon).
  • Upon re-opening, South Side Bridge to remain closed; traffic to be detoured to Ferry Street

5 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Closure: Greenbrier Street (northbound side), Kanawha Boulevard to Oakridge Drive

  • The southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street (traveling toward the State Capitol) will be accessible. A contraflow lane will allow two-way traffic from Washington Street to Oakridge Drive in the southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street. The speed limit will be reduced to 25MPH in this area.  
  • At Oakridge Drive, the end of the contraflow lane – Greenbrier Street will return to its normal traffic pattern.

5 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Rolling Closure: Wertz Avenue and Oakridge Drive parts of race route  

5 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Closure: Truslow Street, Virginia Street, Court Street (northbound lanes only), Lee Street, Summers Street, Quarrier Street, Brooks Street, and Dickinson Street parts of the race route

  • Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time if they are trying to cross the race route; drivers may take an alternate route around the downtown part of the race route.
  • Court Street (southbound) will provide access to Quarrier Street 
  • Lee Street will provide access to Court Street – both northbound and southbound
  • Quarrier Street traffic (traveling westbound) will be routed onto Morris Street toward Washington Street
  • Virginia Street traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed to Truslow Street to Quarrier Street

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information (5 a.m. - 7 p.m.) 

Parking will be available in the following city-owned garages during the race closures:

  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street
    • Summers Street entrance/exit will be closed.
    • Enter via Summers Street to Lee Street >> right on Capitol Street (2-way traffic during race time only) >> through Spyros lot to garage
    • Exit via right turn out to Spyros lot and back to Capitol Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
    • Enter/Exit via Summers Street
  • Morris Street Parking Lot – Morris Street and Smith Street
    • Parking for those using KRT Shuttle to and from Bridge Road

Curbside Parking (maximum 15 minutes) will be available on Summers Street, from Washington Street to Lee Street (next to Truist.

The following city-owned garages will not be accessible during the race closures:

  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street
  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East

On-street parking will not be available/permitted on:

  • Brooks Street from Kanawha Boulevard to Quarrier Street
  • Capitol Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Greenbrier Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Washington Street
  • Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Greenbrier Street to Clendenin Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Quarrier Street, Brooks Street to Court Street
  • Summers Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

Accessing Oakridge Drive (5 a.m. - 7 p.m.) 

CPD will direct traffic at Oakridge Drive and Greenbrier Street. Drivers may experience delays. 

Traffic exiting Oakridge Drive will be routed northbound (toward the airport) onto Greenbrier Street. Those who need to travel southbound (toward the State Capitol) should go up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street. Traffic entering Oakridge Drive will need to do so via the southbound lane (traveling toward the State Capitol).

Traffic traveling northbound (toward the airport) will be directed to continue up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street. CPD will direct traffic to Oakridge Drive when it is safe to do so.

Accessing Hill Crest Drive (5 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

CPD will direct traffic at Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Street. Drivers may experience delays.   

Traffic flow will be determined by where the cyclists are along the route. There may be times when all traffic exiting Hillcrest Drive will be routed northbound (toward the airport). During these times anyone needing to travel southbound (toward the State Capitol) will need to go up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street.

Likewise, traffic entering Hillcrest Drive (from the State Capitol) may be routed northbound (toward the airport) via the contraflow lane and past Oakridge Drive to turn around, before being routed to Hillcrest Drive.

Accessing East Point Drive, Curtis Price Way , Hill Drive, Snow Hill Drive , Dry Branch Drive (5 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

All traffic will be routed via Piedmont Road >> Tinkersville Drive >> Campbells Creek Drive >> Kanawha Boulevard / US-60.

Kanawha Boulevard / US-60 will not be accessible via East Point Drive.

Accessing WVSSAC State High School Track Meet

Participants of the WVSSAC State High School Track Meet can access Laidley Field using one of the following routes.

From I-77S / I64-E >> Exit 99 >> Greenbrier St >> Washington St >> Elizabeth St  

From I-64W/I-77N Exit 100 >> Leon Sullivan Way >> Washington St >> Elizabeth St

Participants may exit via Elizabeth St >> Washington St >> Brooks St >> Interstate

Participants may also exit via Elizabeth St >> Piedmont Rd >> Court St >> Smith St >> Interstate

Accessing the state Capitol Complex ( 5 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Visitors to the State Capitol Complex will enter the State Capitol Complex via Piedmont Road using one of the following routes.  

From I-77S / I64-E >> Exit 99 (State Capitol / Greenbrier Street) >> Greenbrier Street >> Washington Street >> Sidney Avenue >> Piedmont Road

From I-64W/I-77N >> Exit 100 >> Leon Sullivan Way >> Washington St >> Sidney Avenue >> Piedmont Road

From Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> California Avenue >> Piedmont Road  

Participants will exit the State Capitol Complex via Piedmont Road >> Sidney Avenue >> Washington Street >> Brooks Street >> Interstate 

Accessing Airport Road (5 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Traffic will be able to enter/exit Airport Road from Greenbrier Street traveling northbound (from the State Capitol) OR southbound (from Big Chimney).

A contraflow lane will allow two way traffic in the southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street, from Washington Street to Oakridge Drive. The speed limit in this area will be 25MPH.

CPD will direct traffic on Kanawha Boulevard at Washington Street, the offramp from I-77S/I64E, the onramp to I-64W/I-77N, Hillcrest Drive, and Oakridge Drive.

SUNDAY, May 19, 2024

Interstate Access

From I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT OPEN

From I-64W / I-77N (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Exit 99 – State Capitol / Greenbrier Street – EXIT CLOSED
  • Exit 100 – Leon Sullivan Way / Capitol Street – EXIT OPEN
  • Exit 97 – Kanawha Boulevard / Midland Trail – EXIT CLOSED

Getting to I-77S / I-64E (toward Belle/Beckley) –

  • Onramp from Greenbrier Street (near Capitol Complex) – EXIT CLOSED
  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Kanawha Boulevard (near Daniel Boone Park) – EXIT CLOSED  

Getting to I-64W / I-77N / I-79 (toward Huntington/Parkersburg) –

  • Onramp from Brooks Street (near GoMart Ballpark) – EXIT OPEN
  • Onramp from Smith Street (near Court Street intersection) – EXIT OPEN

Road Race (U-23/Elite) - view route  

Starting on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points (traveling eastbound) >> left on Hale Street >> right on Virginia Street >> right on Dickinson Street and across the South Side Bridge >> right onto Bridge Road (traveling uphill) >> left on Loudon Heights Road (traveling downhill) >> right to cross South Side Bridge >> right on Virginia Street >> right onto McFarland St >> left onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> left onto Wertz Avenue >> left onto Oakridge Dr >> left onto Greenbrier St >> right onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> right onto Brooks Street >> left onto Quarrier Street >> right onto Summer Street >> left onto Lee Street >> left onto Court Street >> right onto Virginia Street >> left onto Truslow Street >> left onto Kanawha Boulevard (traveling eastbound) >> end on Kanawha Boulevard in front of Four Points. 

*The first race of the day starts at 8 a.m.

Road Closures

Anyone who lives, works, or has an appointment at a location along Kanawha Boulevard from Clendenin Street to Greenbrier Street – and can – is advised to use an alternate route.

Closure continued from Saturday | Kanawha Boulevard, from Capitol Street to Clendenin Street

  • Kanawha Boulevard traffic – traveling eastbound –will be routed onto Clendenin Street
  • unit blocks will be accessible to local traffic

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Kanawha Boulevard closure extends to Wertz Avenue

  • Westbound lanes (residential/business side) of Kanawha Boulevard, from Wertz Avenue to California Avenue will be open (including on-street parking)
  • Local traffic not having an alternate route to a location on Kanawha Boulevard – with the assistance of CPD – will be able to access Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound), from Greenbrier Street to Bradford Street. 

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Rolling Closure: Bridge Road, Louden Heights Road parts of race route 

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Closure: Greenbrier Street (northbound side), Kanawha Boulevard to Oakridge Drive

  • The southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street (traveling toward the State Capitol) will be accessible. A contraflow lane will allow two-way traffic from Washington Street to Oakridge Drive in the southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street. The speed limit will be reduced to 25MPH in this area.
  • At Oakridge Drive, the end of the contraflow lane – Greenbrier Street will return to its normal traffic pattern.

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Rolling Closure: Wertz Avenue and Oakridge Drive parts of race route

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Closure: Truslow Street, Virginia Street, Court Street (northbound lanes only), Lee Street, Summers Street, Quarrier Street, Brooks Street, and Dickinson Street parts of race route

  • Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time if they are trying to cross the race route; drivers may take an alternate route around the downtown part of the race route.
  • Court Street (southbound) will provide access to Quarrier Street 
  • Lee Street will provide access to Court Street – both northbound and southbound
  • Quarrier Street traffic (traveling westbound) will be routed onto Morris Street toward Washington Street
  • Virginia Street traffic (traveling eastbound) will be routed to Truslow Street to Quarrier Street

Parking Information (all day)

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Donnally Street, from Laidley Street to Summers Street (side closest to parking garage)
  • Summers Street, Washington Street to Donnally Street (side closest to parking garage)

Parking Information (6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Parking will be available in the following city-owned garages during the race closures:

  • Summers Street – 166 Summers Street
    • Summers Street entrance/exit will be closed.
    • Enter via Summers Street to Lee Street >> right on Capitol Street (2-way traffic during race time only) >> through Spyros lot to garage
    • Exit via right turn out to Spyros lot and back to Capitol Street
  • Park Place Cinema – 612 Washington Street
    • Enter/Exit via Summers Street
  • Morris Street Parking Lot – Morris Street and Smith Street
    • Parking for those using KRT Shuttle to and from Bridge Road

Curbside Parking (maximum 15 minutes) will be available on Summers Street, from Washington Street to Lee Street (next to Truist.

The following city-owned garages will not be accessible during the race closures:

  • Shanklin Parking Garage – 501 Virginia Street, East
  • City Service Center – 915 Quarrier Street

On-street parking will not be available on:

  • Brooks Street from Kanawha Boulevard to Quarrier Street
  • Capitol Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Court Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Greenbrier Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Washington Street
  • Hale Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Kanawha Boulevard, Greenbrier Street to Clendenin Street
  • Laidley Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street
  • Quarrier Street, Brooks Street to Court Street
  • Summers Street, Kanawha Boulevard to Lee Street

Accessing Oakridge Drive ( 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

CPD will direct traffic at Oakridge Drive and Greenbrier Street. Drivers may experience delays.

 Traffic exiting Oakridge Drive will be routed northbound (toward the airport) onto Greenbrier Street. Those who need to travel southbound (toward the State Capitol) should go up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street.

Traffic entering Oakridge Drive will need to do so via the southbound lane (traveling toward the State Capitol). Traffic traveling northbound (toward the airport) will be directed to continue up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street. CPD will direct traffic to Oakridge Drive when it is safe to do so.

Accessing Hillcrest Drive ( 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

CPD will direct traffic at Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Street. Drivers may experience delays.   

Traffic flow will be determined by where the cyclists are along the route. There may be times when all traffic exiting Hillcrest Drive will be routed northbound (toward the airport). During these times anyone needing to travel southbound (toward the State Capitol) will need to go up Greenbrier Street, turn around, and come back down Greenbrier Street.

Likewise, traffic entering Hillcrest Drive (from the State Capitol) may be routed northbound (toward the airport) via the contraflow lane and past Oakridge Drive to turn around, before being routed to Hillcrest Drive.

Accessing East Point Drive, Curtis Price Way, Hill Drive, Snow Hill Drive, Dry Branch Drive ( 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

All traffic will be routed via Piedmont Road >> Tinkersville Drive >> Campbells Creek Drive >> Kanawha Boulevard / US-60.

Kanawha Boulevard / US-60 will not be accessible via East Point Drive.

Accessing the state Capitol Complex ( 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Visitors to the State Capitol Complex and participants in the Golden Oldies 51st Annual Spring Car Show will enter the State Capitol Complex via Piedmont Road using one of the following routes.  

From I-77S / I64-E >> Exit 99 (State Capitol / Greenbrier Street) >> Greenbrier Street >> Washington Street >> Sidney Avenue >> Piedmont Road

From I-64W/I-77N >> Exit 100 >> Leon Sullivan Way >> Washington St >> Sidney Avenue >> Piedmont Road

From Kanawha Boulevard (traveling westbound) >> California Avenue >> Piedmont Road  

Participants will exit the State Capitol Complex via Piedmont Road >> Sidney Avenue >> Washington Street >> Brooks Street >> Interstate 

Accessing Airport Road (6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Traffic will be able to enter/exit Airport Road from Greenbrier Street traveling northbound (from the State Capitol) OR southbound (from Big Chimney).

A contraflow lane will allow two-way traffic in the southbound lanes of Greenbrier Street, from Washington Street to Oakridge Drive. The speed limit in this area will be 25MPH.

CPD will direct traffic on Kanawha Boulevard at Washington Street, the offramp from I-77S/I64E, the onramp to I-64W/I-77N, Hillcrest Drive, and Oakridge Drive.