City of Roanoke news release
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, there will be several streets closed from 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. due to the Susan G Komen Virginia Blue Ridge Race for the Cure event.
The closures include:
- Jefferson Street southbound, between Williamson Road and Reserve Avenue
- Williamson Road westbound, between Jefferson Street and Albermarle Avenue
- Albermarle Avenue eastbound, between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street
- Jefferson Street northbound, between Williamson and Albermarle Avenue
- Walnut Avenue westbound, between Jefferson Street and Piedmont Street
- Piedmont Street southbound, between Arbor Avenue and Piedmont Street
Reserve Avenue, between Franklin Road and Jefferson Street, will be closed until 4:00 p.m.
A detour will not be established. The City of Roanoke will furnish, place, maintain and remove all barricades, signs, cones, etc.
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