posted on: 7/25/2019

Road closures and parking restrictions in place for Saturday road race

Dover Police Chief William M. Breault announces the following road closures and parking restrictions for the SIX03 Summerfest 10K/5K Race event, which is part of the Dover Race Series. This event includes a combined 5K and 10K course run simultaneously, starting at the Dover Ice Arena (110 Portland Ave.) and ending at Philbrick’s Sports (161 Portland Ave). More information is available at http://six03endurance.com/summerfest-10k/.

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, the following road closures will be in effect:  

Road closures and parking restrictions in place for Saturday road race

posted on: 7/25/2019

Road closures and parking restrictions in place for Saturday road race

Dover Police Chief William M. Breault announces the following road closures and parking restrictions for the SIX03 Summerfest 10K/5K Race event, which is part of the Dover Race Series. This event includes a combined 5K and 10K course run simultaneously, starting at the Dover Ice Arena (110 Portland Ave.) and ending at Philbrick’s Sports (161 Portland Ave). More information is available at http://six03endurance.com/summerfest-10k/.

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, the following road closures will be in effect:

  • From 8 to 11 a.m., Atlantic Avenue and Gulf Road will be one-way outbound only, towards Maine, from Portland Avenue to Baer Road. Inbound traffic from Maine will be diverted onto Baer Road through Rollinsford;
  • From 9 to 10:30 a.m., Portland Avenue will be open only to one-way traffic in the easterly direction from Roger Street to Oak Street. Traffic from Rollinsford will be diverted north onto Oak Street at the Rollinsford town line.
  • From 9 to 9:30 a.m., Oak Street will be open only to one-way traffic in the northerly direction from Portland Avenue to Broadway. Southerly traffic on Oak Street will be diverted onto Broadway toward downtown Dover.
  • From 9 to 10 a.m., Oak Street will be closed in both directions from Portland Avenue to Gulf Road.
  • From 9 to 9:15 a.m., Broadway will be open only to one-way traffic in the westerly direction from St. John Street to Oak Street.

Motorists should expect delays in these areas or be prepared to follow marked detours, especially while the road races are ongoing between 9 and 10:30 a.m. Dover and Rollinsford police personnel and a number of event volunteers will be on hand to help manage the flow of traffic along the race route.

Parking restrictions will also be in effect during the race along the south side of Portland Avenue, from Roger Street to Atlantic Avenue.

For more information, contact the Police Department Traffic Bureau at 742-4646.