Daytona Beach Police Department
Public Service Announcement
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The 2013 July races are scheduled to begin Friday, July 5, 2013. The Daytona International Speedway will host the following races: Friday, July 5, 2013 will be the running of the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola and on Saturday, July 6, 2013 will be the running of the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola. We are expecting to host some 100,000 race fans and visitors to our City during this holiday weekend.
Local traffic and traffic from neighboring Cities should use roadways such as Nova Road, Ridgewood Avenue (US-1) and Atlantic Avenue for routine travel during peak event times when event patterns are in effect. Please take a moment to plan your travel and check your local newspaper for updated traffic information.
PEAK EVENT DATE / TIMES
Friday – July 5, 2013
Pre-Race 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Race Start Time 7:30 p.m.
Post-Race 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Saturday - July 6, 2013
Pre-Race 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Race Start Time 7:30 p.m.
Post-Race 10:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Beachside Traffic Considerations during Peak Race Times
Motorists on I-95, I-4 and US-92 from Deland, that are not going to the Speedway but wish to access the beach are encouraged to utilize Granada Boulevard (SR-40) or Dunlawton Avenue (SR-421) to avoid congestion in the area of the Speedway.
**(Patterns may be in effect from approximately 10:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. on SATURDAY JULY 6, 2013 only. There are no plans for special traffic patterns on Friday July 5, 2013 at this time)**
Before the Race:
US-92: Eastbound vehicles on US-92 from Deland, I-4 and I-95, which are NOT going to the Speedway, SHOULD use Beville Road or L.P.G.A. Boulevard.
Richard Petty Boulevard: Petty Boulevard may be congested from Clyde Morris to Midway Boulevard from approximately 2:00 p.m. until approximately 7:30 p.m.
I-4: It is urged that vehicles coming in on I-4 proceed east on Beville Road (SR-400 marked “To South Daytona”), then north on Clyde Morris to Petty Boulevard and west on Petty Boulevard to Speedway parking areas. Traffic may also be directed to parking lots on the west end of the Speedway via Williamson Boulevard from Beville Road.
After the Race:
(**The one-way patterns may be in effect from 10:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013 ONLY**)
Avenue B: Avenue B may be ONE-WAY EAST from the ISC parking lot to Bill France Boulevard.
Speedway Tunnel Entrances: Race fans leaving the track via the old tunnel entrances (Turn 4 Tunnel) will be routed east on West International Speedway Boulevard (US-92) toward downtown Daytona Beach and west on Midway Boulevard toward Williamson Boulevard. Those wanting to reach I-4 or I-95 (north or south) from eastbound Speedway Boulevard may turn south on Clyde Morris Boulevard to Dunlawton Avenue where those interstates can be accessed. Those leaving via the new tunnel will be routed south on Williamson Blvd toward Beville Road to access I-4 or I-95.
Volusia Mall Parking: Volusia Mall traffic will be able to exit east out of the main entrance at Midway Blvd., north via Bill France Blvd to Mason Avenue, where traffic may proceed east or west on Mason Avenue, and north via Jimmy Ann Drive to Dunn Avenue or Mason Avenue.
Dunn Avenue: Dunn Avenue will be restricted to local traffic only.
Clyde Morris Boulevard: Southbound Clyde Morris Boulevard may be restricted at LPGA Boulevard. Northbound Clyde Morris Boulevard will be restricted at Jimmy Ann Drive.
Airport Parking: Race fans using Airport property for parking should exit east, via Richard Petty Boulevard and then south on Clyde Morris Boulevard to Dunlawton for easy access to the interstates.
Richard Petty Boulevard: Richard Petty Boulevard will be ONE-WAY EAST to the Clyde Morris Blvd. intersection. Race fans exiting Petty Boulevard must turn right onto Clyde Morris Boulevard. Central and South Central Florida traffic will be encouraged to continue south on Clyde Morris Boulevard to Dunlawton Avenue. Traffic will turn right on Dunlawton Avenue to access I-95, north to I-4 or south to the Beach-Line.
Williamson Boulevard: Williamson Boulevard will be two-way traffic.
Fentress Boulevard: Fentress Boulevard will be normal two-way traffic between Bayless and Mason Avenue. Access to Fentress Boulevard from Speedway Boulevard and Mason Avenue will be restricted to business traffic only.
Thames Road: Thames Road will be directed south towards Williamson Boulevard. However, northbound traffic from Williamson Blvd. may be restricted during peak times.
L.P.G.A. Boulevard: Traffic eastbound on L.P.G.A. Boulevard from Speedway Boulevard may experience lengthy delays.
US - 92: Westbound traffic on West International Speedway Boulevard will experience lengthy delays immediately after the race. This will be done to safely cross the many thousands of spectators crossing Speedway Boulevard. Residents that wish to head west are encouraged to use Beville Road.
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