Workforce Team Challenge 2017 parking restrictions, road closures

The annual CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge starts at 6:25 pm Thursday in Albany. Albany police say they're expecting more than 9,000 runners and walkers for the race. (Registration is closed for the race -- it's at its 10,000 participant limit, according to the website.) There will be a bunch of road closures and parking restrictions starting earlier in the day in the area of the State Museum and Washington Park...

Via the Albany Police Department:

No parking, noon-8 pm
+ All roads in Washington Park -- both sides of roadways
+ Madison Ave.: both sides from Eagle to Knox
+ Madison Ave.: North side from Lark to Lake
+ Lake Ave.: both sides from Madison to Western
+ Western Ave.: both sides from Lake to Washington (Sprague)
+ Sprague Place: both sides of Sprague into the park
+ S. Swan St.: east side from Jefferson St to Madison Ave (Media Vehicles)
+ State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance west 6 spaces (Event Service Vehicles)
+ State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance east 11 spaces (IFO Justice Building for OGS buses)
+ S. Swan St: east side from Madison Ave north 3 spaces

No parking May 17 at 8 am until May 19 at 8 pm
+ Lancaster Street, north side from Lark Street west 8 spaces

Road Closures
+ Washington Park-all roadways (4 pm-8 pm)
+ Madison Ave.: Eagle to Swan (4 pm-11 pm)
+ Madison Ave.: between Swan and Lake Avenue (4pm-8 pm)
+ Swan: from Elm to Hamilton (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Dove: from Hamilton to Jefferson (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Lark: from Hamilton to Madison (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Delaware: from Jefferson to Madison (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Knox: from Dana to Madison (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Lake: from Madison to Washington (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Hudson Avenue from Quail Street to S. Lake Avenue (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Elberon Place from Quail Street to S. Lake Avenue (5:30 pm-8 pm
+ Western: from Cortland to Washington (Sprague Place). (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Thurlow Terrace from Western Avenue to the south Dead End (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Englewood Place from Western Avenue to the south Dead End (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Robin Street from Washington Avenue to Western Avenue (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Sprague Place from Western Avenue to State Street (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ State: from Robin to Henry Johnson Blvd. (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Willett Street from Madison to State (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Lancaster Street from Lark to Willett (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Hudson Avenue from Lark to Willett (5:30 pm-8 pm)
+ Jefferson Street from Dove to Swan (5:30 pm-8 pm)

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (nice), to bigger boats,... (more)

Blood plasma, another mixed-use project approved, that Western Ave apartment, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

Exciting Tales of the Albany Planning Board is a program recorded before a live studio audience once a month in which the fates of multi-million... (more)

Washington Park tulip dig and sale 2018

The annual Washington Park tulip dig and sale is usually the weekend after Mother's Day -- but that depends on the tulips. And this year,... (more)

Tip credit

Steve Barnes on the back-and-forth over whether tipped employees, such as restaurant servers, should be paid the full New York minimum wage: "Although [Andrew] Cuomo... (more)

The Movies Under the Stars series returns to Albany this summer

The Movies Under the Stars series of outdoor movie screenings is back in Albany this summer. Here's the lineup: June 15: Black Panther in Washington... (more)

Recent Comments

Do something at a state park maybe? We had our anniversary at Thacher Park. There are a lot of logistics when you do it that way, but it's a beautiful view, there is a pavilion so you don't need a tent, and they have bathrooms so you don't need to rent potties.

Blood plasma, another mixed-use project approved, that Western Ave apartment, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

...has 1 comment, most recently from chrisck

Tip credit

...has 2 comments, most recently from Dave

One corner, many different buildings

...has 4 comments, most recently from Reader

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 3 comments, most recently from Cynthia Freedman

Suggestions for affordable wedding venues?

...has 22 comments, most recently from Eric