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Peachtree Road Race 2012: Road Closures Announced

If you are heading out and about in Atlanta early on Wednesday, July 4 then you need to be aware of road closures associated with the 2012 Peachtree Road Race. Those in the Lenox Square area need to be aware that roads will close at 5:30 a.m. on July 4. Several roads in the finish area will close at noon and remain closed until 3 p.m.

Here is a look at a list of the full road closures for the 2012 Peachtree Road Race:

Start Area Road Closures:
Streets around the start area will close at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4

Peachtree Road from Lenox Road to Peachtree Dunwoody Road

Around Lenox Road from Peachtree Road to Lenox Road

Lenox Road from Peachtree Road to Ferncliff Road

Buckhead Loop from Peachtree Road to GA 400

Phipps Boulevard from Buckhead Loop to Wieuca Road

Wieuca Road from Old Ivy Road to Roxboro Road

Roxboro Road from Kingsboro Road to Peachtree Dunwoody Road

Pritchard Road from Roxboro Road to Oak Valley Road

Lakeside Road from Pritchard Road to Kingsboro Road

Kingsboro Road from Roxboro Road to Lenox Road

Oak Valley Road from Peachtree Road to E. Paces Ferry Road

Once the start area is secure, Atlanta Police will begin to close the course through the finish area.

Finish Area Road Closures:
10th Street from Charles Allen to Monroe Dr. will be closed starting on Monday, July 2 at 12:00 pm to Wednesday, July 4 at 3:00pm

Monroe Drive will close between Virginia Ave. and Kanuga St. at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 and will remain closed until around noon.

Peachtree Place Closed from Peachtree to West Peachtree at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 and remain closed until noon.

For more on running check out SB Nation's running blog Stride Nation.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.