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Beware of road closures during the Preakness Stakes

Posted: 1:31 AM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 05:31:26Z
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The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is warning drivers about upcoming road closures leading up to and during the Preakness Stakes.

The race itself will take place on Saturday, May 18th at Pimlico in Northwest Baltimore, but road closures begin on Thursday, May 16 at 10 p.m.

Below is a list of all the closures:

Thursday, May 16, 2019 starting at 10:00 p.m. until Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 p.m.

One-Way traffic system:

  • Manhattan Avenue – one way eastbound from Winner Avenue to Pimlico Road
  • Whitney Avenue – one-way westbound from Pimlico Road to Key Avenue
  • Sulgrave Avenue – one-way westbound from Stuart Avenue to Highgate Avenue
  • Rockwood Avenue – one-way eastbound from Key Avenue to Berkeley Avenue
  • Simmons Avenue – one-way southbound from Rockwood Avenue to Manhattan Avenue
  • Woodcrest Avenue – one-way northbound from W. Northern Parkway to Rockwood Avenue
  • Merville Avenue – one-way southbound from Glen Avenue to W. Northern Parkway
  • Berkeley Avenue – one-way northbound from Whitney Avenue to Glen Avenue
  • Stuart Avenue – one-way northbound from W. Northern Parkway to Sulgrave Avenue
  • Rusk Avenue – one-way southbound from Whitney Avenue to W. Northern Parkway.

Friday, May 17, 2019 starting at 5:00 a.m. until Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 p.m.

  • Rogers Avenue – Closed from Winner Avenue to W. Northern Parkway
  • Bland Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Key Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Woodcrest Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Merville Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Stuart Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Rogers Avenue – One-way westbound from Winner Avenue to Park Heights Avenue
  • Winner Avenue – One-way northbound Hayward Avenue to W. Northern Parkway

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

  • Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound W. Northern Parkway will be closed. Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
  • Cylburn Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • Hayward Avenue – One way eastbound from Park Heights to Winner Avenues

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

  • Pimlico Road – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Ken Oak Avenue
  • Pimlico Road – One-way northbound from Ken Oak Avenue to W. Greenspring Avenue
  • Westbound W. Northern Parkway – Closed from Falls Road to W. Greenspring Avenue
  • The North & Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramps to westbound Northern Parkway will be closed