Thanksgiving Day Gobble Gallop Races to Cause Road Closures

By KBJR News 1

Thanksgiving Day Gobble Gallop Races to Cause Road Closures

November 19, 2012 Updated Nov 19, 2012 at 1:30 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.COM) -- The Thanksgiving Day Gobble Gallop Races will be held in Downtown Duluth and will cause some traffic closures.

There will be four races; the first begins at 9:00 a.m. All races will start and finish on London Road near 13th Avenue East.

The race routes run West on London Road, onto Superior Street, to 5th Avenue West and back.

Superior Street eastbound traffic will be detoured up to 2nd Street to continue east.

West bound traffic will be sent up to 10th Avenue East to 1st Street and continue west.

Lake Avenue will be blocked off at Superior Street.

Access to Canal Park, Park Point, and the DECC will be down 5th Ave W to the connector to Railroad Street, and from the freeway exits onto South Lake Avenue.

Downtown traffic should return to normal by 11:30 a.m.

Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in the area of the race event.

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