Buffalo Police are issuing a traffic advisory for Thursday due to the 39th annual JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Race around Delaware Park.
Police want to remind people there is a new start time of 6:25 p.m., so arrive early.
No parking is allowed on the grass around Delaware Park or at Medaille College and when parking, don’t block crosswalks, driveways or fire hydrants or it could result in being towed and/or fined.
Parking will be available on the side streets near the park and also available at Lots G20-G22 on the SUNY Buffalo State campus.
Runners, walkers, and spectators will be available from 4:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. between race sits and parking lots, according to police.
Here are the roads around Delaware Park that will close earlier due to the new start time:
- The Parkside Avenue exit from Route 198 will be heavily traveled from 4 to 7 p.m.
- Traffic will also be heavy around SUNY Buffalo State from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 8 to 10 p.m.
- Amherst Street, from Colvin Avenue to Nottingham Terrace will be closed from 5 to 8:15 p.m.
- The primary race course on Delaware Avenue, affecting Amherst to West Ferry Street and parts of Nottingham and Middlesex Road, will be closed from 6:10 to 8:15 p.m