Date: June 20, 2012
Re: Traffic Advisory – Help to Heal 2012
Reference #: 12-PR-0126
As a reminder, the Help to Heal 2012 event will take place in Parkersburg on Saturday June 23, 2012.
The all-day event will be held at Point Park and areas adjacent to that location. Point Park will be closed to all vehicular traffic from around 6:30 a.m. to approximately 7:30 p.m.
There will be a 10K walk/run/wheelchair race that will begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. Some streets will be closed, or at the very least, will have vehicular traffic limited from around 7:45 a.m. until approximately 10:00 a.m. Motorists are asked to avoid these areas if at all possible. Parkersburg police officers and volunteers will be manning the intersections and alleys. The streets being used for the race are listed below:
- -Begin at Point Park
- -Go up Market Street to 17th Street
- -17th Street to Spring Street
- -Spring Street to 20th Street
- -20th Street onto Dudley Avenue a short distance to Washington Avenue
- -Washington Avenue into City Park
- -Around City Park and then return to Point Park on the same route in reverse
Parking will not be prohibited along the race route, however, citizens should be aware that arrival or departure to/from a parking space on the route could be limited or restricted due to runner safety.
The Parkersburg Police Department is a proud sponsor of the inaugural Help to Heal 2012, an official Wounded Warriors project event.
To view a map of the race route, click on the link below: