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Road closings this weekend

August 16, 2012
News and Sentinel Half Marathon

PARKERSBURG - Streets will be closed in and around Parkersburg on Saturday for the 2012 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half-Marathon and the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade.

All streets will be open by around 2 p.m., said Sgt. Greg Collins with the Parkersburg Police Department.

Among the traffic and parking changes:

The metered parking on Second and Juliana street will be closed beginning at noon Friday until 9 p.m. Sunday.

Parking under the Juliana Street Bridge will also be closed beginning at noon Friday until 9 p.m. Sunday.

At 5 a.m. Saturday, all traffic on Market Street south of Seventh Street will be closed.

At 5:30 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. 50 Eastbound Juliana Street exit will be blocked off with barricades to prevent traffic from entering downtown and will remain closed until around 10 a.m. Saturday.

On Saturday, a car show will be held on Market Street, from Ninth to Third streets. Cross streets on Market Street in this area will remain open with the exception of Sixth Street. Motorists are asked to avoid this area if possible from 4-10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Point Park will be open to watch the fireworks. The Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers will not be restricted to boat traffic during the fireworks. The following intersections will be effected by the Half Marathon and the parade. The race route will be closed beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Parkersburg Half Marathon course intersections:

Third and Juliana streets

Fourth and Juliana streets

Sixth and Juliana streets

Seventh and Juliana streets

Eighth and Juliana streets

Ninth and Juliana streets

10th and Juliana streets

11th and Juliana streets

12th and Juliana streets

13th and Juliana streets

13th and Ann streets

13th Street and Murdoch Avenue

13th Street and Garfield Avenue

12th Street and Garfield Avenue

Sixth Street and Murdoch Avenue

Fourth and Ann streets

Eighth and Clay streets

Third and Ann streets

U.S. 50/W.Va. 68 and Blennerhassett Heights

Blennerhassett Heights and Fries Parkway

Fries Parkway and Marrtown Road

W.Va. 95 and Marrtown Road

W.Va. 95 and Eighth Avenue

W. Va. 95 and Gihon Road

Gihon Road and Exit Ramp

Gihon and Lost Pavement roads

Gihon and Hope Hill roads

Gihon Road and Nash Street

Gihon Road and Villa Drive

Gihon Road and Division Street

Gihon Road and Neal Street

Gihon Road and Hamilton Street

Gihon Road and Hugh Street

Gihon Road and Belmont Street

Gihon Road and Lenore Street

Gihon Road and Pennsylvania Avenue

Gihon Road and David Lee Drive

Gihon Road and Capital Drive

Gihon Road and Pinewood Village

Gihon Road and Beverly Street

Gihon Road and Hampton Street

Gihon Road and Fairfax Street

Gihon Road and Shopping Center (Bank)

Gihon Road and Tygart Street

Gihon Road and Shopping Center (Wendy's)

Gihon Road and Pike Street

18th Avenue and Rayon Drive

17th Avenue and Rayon Drive

16th Avenue and Rayon Drive

15th Avenue and Rayon Drive

14th Avenue and Rayon Drive

12th Avenue and Rayon Drive

11th Avenue and Rayon Drive

10th Avenue and Rayon Drive

Ninth Avenue and Rayon Drive

W.Va. 95 and Rayon Drive

Camden Avenue and Rayon Drive

Camden Avenue and Cale Street

Camden Avenue and Porter Drive

Camden Avenue and Crescent Street

Camden Avenue and Postlewait Street

Camden Avenue and Ward Street

Camden Avenue and Elder Street

Camden Avenue and Wilbur Street

Camden Avenue and Fern Street

Camden and Broadway avenues

Camden Avenue and Olive Street

Camden Avenue and Myrtle Street

Camden Avenue and Laurel Street

Camden Avenue and Hickory Street

Camden Avenue and Kanawha Street

Camden Avenue and Parmaco Street

W.Va. 95 and Camden Avenue

W.Va. 95 and Buckeye Street

W.Va. 95 and East Street

W.Va. 95 and Fairfax Street

W.Va. 95 and Hugh Street

W.Va. 95 and Neal Street

Fifth Street and U.S. 50 East Ramps

Fifth Street and U.S. 50 West Ramps

Fifth and Gale streets

Fifth and Green streets

Fifth and Avery streets

Sixth and Avery streets

Seventh and Avery streets

Eighth and Avery streets

Ninth and Avery streets

Clay and Avery streets

10th and Avery streets

11th and Avery streets

12th and Avery streets

13th and Avery streets

13th Street and Cornwall Alley

13th and Spring streets

13th and Quincy streets

13th Street and St. Marys Avenue

13th Street and Highland Avenue

13th Street and Camden Place

13th Street and Wells Circle

13th and Lynn streets

14th and Lynn streets

15th and Lynn streets

16th and Lynn streets

17th and Lynn streets

17th Street and St. Marys Avenue

17th and Beaver streets

17th and Covert streets

17th and Spring streets

17th and Avery streets

17th and Market streets

16th and Market streets

13th and Market streets

11th and Market streets

10th and Market streets

Ninth and Market streets

Eighth and Market streets

Seventh and Market streets

Fifth and Market streets



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