Several roads will be closed and traffic patterns will change leading up to the 2021 Kentucky Derby.Louisville Metro police released the list of street closures.These changes are in effect from Wednesday, April 28 to Saturday, May 1, 2021 — Kentucky Derby Day.CLOSED7 a.m. to 11 p.m.Central Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Floyd StreetNinth Street from Central Avenue to Heywood AvenueHomeview Drive from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entranceWarren Avenue from Thornberry Avenue to Homeview DriveHomeview Drive from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entranceRacine Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entranceWizard Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen AvenueFourth Street from Heywood Avenue to Oakdale AvenueOakdale Avenue from Third Street/Southern Parkway to Fourth Street (backside and local access only)NO PARKINGAll dayThird Street from Watterson Expressway to Cardinal BoulevardFourth Street from Central Avenue to Longfield AvenueFifth Street from Longfield Avenue to Florence AvenueHomeview Drive from Ninth Street to Taylor BoulevardLongfield Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Fourth StreetOakdale Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern ParkwayQueen Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs gateWinn Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern ParkwayWizard Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen AvenueDearcy Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen AvenueKenton Avenue from Fifth Street Southern Parkway Evelyn Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern ParkwayFairmont Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern ParkwayWhitney Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern ParkwayLansing Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern ParkwayFifth Street from Longfield Avenue to Fairmont Avenue Fourth Street from Longfield Avenue to Winn AvenueBurton Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Rodman StreetArcade Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Seventh StreetHere are some of the changes made to help surrounding neighborhoods. Roads that enter Churchill Downs property off Taylor Boulevard will be controlled at Bohannon Avenue to avoid congestion from vehicles that don’t need access like ride chares, etc. So only the following will be allowed access beyond Bohannon:Residents that live in homes from Bohannon to the Churchill Downs gateAny guests or people parking on properties off the street from Bohannon Avenue to the Churchill Downs gateAny vehicle with a pre-paid pass for access to Churchill DownsAuthorized VIP escortsAnyone with a new Derby Drive Drop Off route passAnyone else will be diverted onto Bohannon.If you plan to offer off-street parking on any streets from Bohannon to Churchill, LMPD wants you to know the following:Officers will allow vehicles access to your property and you can advertise on Taylor Boulevard to encourage people to park. People are not allowed to step out into any street to advertise. Lt. Arnold Rivera, with the LMPD Traffic Unit, will provide a brief summary of the traffic plan at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.http://louisville-police.org/455/Street-Closures

Several roads will be closed and traffic patterns will change leading up to the 2021 Kentucky Derby.

Louisville Metro police released the list of street closures.

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These changes are in effect from Wednesday, April 28 to Saturday, May 1, 2021 — Kentucky Derby Day.

CLOSED

7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Central Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Floyd Street
  • Ninth Street from Central Avenue to Heywood Avenue
  • Homeview Drive from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entrance
  • Warren Avenue from Thornberry Avenue to Homeview Drive
  • Homeview Drive from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entrance
  • Racine Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs entrance
  • Wizard Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen Avenue
  • Fourth Street from Heywood Avenue to Oakdale Avenue
  • Oakdale Avenue from Third Street/Southern Parkway to Fourth Street (backside and local access only)

NO PARKING

All day

  • Third Street from Watterson Expressway to Cardinal Boulevard
  • Fourth Street from Central Avenue to Longfield Avenue
  • Fifth Street from Longfield Avenue to Florence Avenue
  • Homeview Drive from Ninth Street to Taylor Boulevard
  • Longfield Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Fourth Street
  • Oakdale Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Queen Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Churchill Downs gate
  • Winn Avenue from Fourth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Wizard Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen Avenue
  • Dearcy Avenue from Longfield Avenue to Queen Avenue
  • Kenton Avenue from Fifth Street Southern Parkway
  • Evelyn Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Fairmont Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Whitney Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Lansing Avenue from Fifth Street to Southern Parkway
  • Fifth Street from Longfield Avenue to Fairmont Avenue
  • Fourth Street from Longfield Avenue to Winn Avenue
  • Burton Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Rodman Street
  • Arcade Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to Seventh Street

Here are some of the changes made to help surrounding neighborhoods. Roads that enter Churchill Downs property off Taylor Boulevard will be controlled at Bohannon Avenue to avoid congestion from vehicles that don’t need access like ride chares, etc.

So only the following will be allowed access beyond Bohannon:

  • Residents that live in homes from Bohannon to the Churchill Downs gate
  • Any guests or people parking on properties off the street from Bohannon Avenue to the Churchill Downs gate
  • Any vehicle with a pre-paid pass for access to Churchill Downs
  • Authorized VIP escorts
  • Anyone with a new Derby Drive Drop Off route pass

Anyone else will be diverted onto Bohannon.

If you plan to offer off-street parking on any streets from Bohannon to Churchill, LMPD wants you to know the following:

Officers will allow vehicles access to your property and you can advertise on Taylor Boulevard to encourage people to park. People are not allowed to step out into any street to advertise.

Lt. Arnold Rivera, with the LMPD Traffic Unit, will provide a brief summary of the traffic plan at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

http://louisville-police.org/455/Street-Closures

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