Thursday, April 24, 2014
As if we needed ANOTHER après work traffic nightmare.....this Thursday is the Miami Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Downtown Miami. Registration is closed/sold out, but figured you needed the reminder that you should either call in sick, leave after lunch...or bear the traffic nightmare that will occur in Brickell/Downtown Miami
What You Should Know
Street Closures and Detours start at 2:00pm for the April 24, 2014 Miami Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run
20,000 Participants are expected in Downtown Miami.
Street detours/lane closures start
Northbound lanes of Biscayne Blvd., from Chopin Plaza to NE 5 ST will close. The Southbound lanes will offer two-way traffic and special attention will be given to entry and exit of Chopin Plaza (Hotel Intercontinental and One Miami).
The first of 20,000 Participants start arriving - Traffic starts to increase
Northbound Brickell Ave traffic will be sent West on SE 7 ST. Only traffic going to Hotel Intercontinental and One Miami will be allowed over the Brickell Bridge.
No traffic will be allowed in or out of the area bound on the east by Biscayne Blvd/Brickell Ave, on the south by South 13 St, on the west by West 2 Ave, and on the north by North 5 St. Take advantage of the Metrorail and Metromover.
6:45pm to 8:45pm
Actual Race Time.
7:15pm to 8:45pm
Roadways reopen as the last of the participants pass and Miami Police Department deems it safe.