The Duluth Police Department has issued a release to remind the public about Friday's road closures for the William A. Irvin 5K.  Traffic on Harbor Drive behind the DECC will be closed to traffic starting at 3:00 pm, and at 5:45 pm traffic will be diverted off Railroad Street for the duration of the race.

Motorists should obey temporary “No Parking” areas on Railroad Street and Harbor Drive. Violators will be tagged and towed.

Traffic delays will occur for approximately one hour as Railroad Street is closed from Garfield Avenue to the DECC Entrance. No Southbound traffic on 5th Avenue West will be allowed past the I-35 ramps, and the 5th Ave W Connector to Railroad St will be closed. Harbor Drive behind the DECC will also be closed to traffic.

Access to the DECC will be through the North Gate (on Railroad Street), from Lake Avenue, and the exits will be through the Ramp onto Railroad St. and onto northbound 5th Ave W.

Traffic should return to normal by 7:30 pm.

Please watch for no parking signs, barricades, and Officers directing traffic when driving in the area of this event.