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Closures and parking restrictions anticipated for Blue Nose Marathon

Last Updated May 19, 2017 at 10:02 am ADT

Blue Nose Marathon (Blair Adams/NEWS 95.7)

HALIFAX – With the Victoria Day long weekend comes the annual Blue Nose Marathon.

Events are planned for much of the weekend, but the bulk of the races are set for Saturday and Sunday.

The following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic and parking during the races on Saturday, May 20:

– Brunswick Street between Cogswell and Sackville streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Sackville Street between Brunswick and South Park streets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
-Carmichael between Grafton and Brunswick streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Market Street between Carmichael and Prince streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Prince Street (westbound) between Brunswick and Grafton streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Rainnie Drive between Cogswell and Brunswick streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Cogswell Street (inbound) between Cogswell Street Roundabout and Brunswick Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Rolling closures and parking bans will also happen from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Ahern Avenue, Bell Road, Cogswell Street, Cunard Street, Market Street, North Park Street, Robie Street, Sackville Street, South Park Street, Summer Street, Trollope Street, Atlantic Street, and Young Avenue

On Sunday, May 21, the streets closed off will be:

-Brunswick Street between Cogswell and Sackville streets from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-Rainnie Drive between Cogswell and Brunswick streets from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-Sackville Street between Brunswick and South Park streets from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Carmichael between Grafton and Brunswick streets from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Market Street between Carmichael and Prince streets from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Prince Street (westbound) between Grafton and Brunswick streets from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Cogswell Street (inbound) between Cogswell Street Roundabout and Brunswick Street from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rolling closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Agricola Street, Ahern Street, Barrington Street, Bell Road, and North Park Street

Parking restrictions will be in place throughout the downtown core over the course of the weekend and drivers are asked to obey no-parking zones.

Marathon participants and volunteers with credintials can ride Halifax Transit buses and ferries for free Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the exception of MetroX and MetroLink buses.

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