Traffic Impacts

TRAFFIC IMPACTS – IRONMAN WEEK
Two Days of Racing Calls for Extra Preparedness

With two days of racing, road closures apply to both Friday and Saturday, October 28 and 29. All times are approximate and subject to change. For questions and concerns, call the IRONMAN Helpline at 435-986-3351 or email us at IRONMAN@greaterzion.com 

Please be aware of these event-related traffic impacts so you can adjust your plans to minimize the impacts to your week. This may add a little bit of time to your commute or errands. Plan ahead:

  • Get errands completed on days prior to road closures.
  • Plan your route to/from work.
  • Expect delays when entering or leaving impacted neighborhoods.
  • Reschedule regular deliveries; opt for delivery times other than Friday and Saturday.
  • Avoid crossing the race route; find alternative through routes.
Interactive Road Closure Map

Click on the highlighted areas within the map for in-depth descriptions on road closures, detours, expected delays and to find out what times the athletes will be using each portion of the course. Use the zoom features of the map to take a look at your neighborhood.

Neighborhood notifications

For a breakdown on how the event will impact each individual neighborhood highlighted in the map above, including expected closures, delays and detours, use the links below.

Closures By City

Extended Closures

  • 10/22 – 10/30: Main St from 50 N (Advenire and Zions Bank entrances) and south to the Roundabout at Tabernacle
  • 10/24 – 10/31: W Tabernacle St from Judd’s to the roundabout
  • 10/24 – 10/30: W Tabernacle St from the roundabout to 300 W

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 25 & 26

  • Expect delays on routes around these extra events:
  • IRONKIDS event at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, mainly around Town Square and Tabernacle East to 100 South
  • Fun Run at 8 – 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, on and around Main St from 100 S toward 300 S, and 300 S toward S 700 E

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29 (race days)

Expect road closures and detours from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Main Street from Diagonal to 100 S
  • E Tabernacle from Main St to 200 E
  • 200 E from E Tabernacle to 200 S
  • 200 S from 200 E to 400 E

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29 (race days)

The following areas will be impacted during the hours noted:

  • Red Hills Parkway westbound lanes will be closed from 1000 East to SR-18 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Snow Canyon Parkway westbound lanes from Bluff to Snow Canyon Drive will be closed from 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Diagonal Street will be closed to traffic in both directions from 8:15 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • SR-18 will be single-lane traffic, using the northbound lane from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29 (race days)

The following areas will be impacted during the hours noted:

  • SR-9/State Street will be single-lane traffic in the westbound lanes between the SR-7 interchange and Telegraph Street from 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • SR-7/Southern Parkway will be closed in both directions from State Street to Sand Hollow Road from 6:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • 3000 South will be closed at 1100 West, but open to residential traffic from 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sand Hollow Road & SR-9/State Street intersection will be open to a RIGHT TURN ONLY onto SR-9; vehicles will detour to the SR-7 interchange to go East or West on SR-9

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29 (race days)

The following areas will be impacted during the hours noted:

 

  • Exit 13 from Southbound I-15 onto Washington Parkway will be closed from 6:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • No Northbound I-15 on-ramp access will be allowed from Washington Parkway from 6:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Washington Parkway will be single-lane traffic in the southbound lanes from 6:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • No access to SR-9/State Street from Telegraph from 6:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Washington Parkway will be single-lane traffic in the southbound lanes from 6:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Telegraph will be single-lane traffic in the eastbound lanes from6 :45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Green Spring Drive will be single-lane traffic in the northbound lanes from 7:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • No access to Washington Parkway from Buena Vista Blvd or Main Street

Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29 (race days)

The following areas will be impacted between during the hours noted:

  • Center Street will be closed from Snow Canyon Drive to 400 West from 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Snow Canyon Drive will be closed from 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Getting Around: Alternate Routes

For alternate routes and helpful tips on how to get around the major roads that are affected by the event, click on a route below to reveal more information.

State Route 9 (SR9) is a major highway connecting Interstate-15, and the communities on the west side of Washington County (St. George, Washington, Santa Clara, Ivins) to Hurricane, LaVerkin, Toquerville, Springdale and Zion National Park on the east. Motorists are encouraged to avoid SR9 during the race on October 28 and 29 from 6:30 am to 2 p.m. Please use the following alternate routes:

  • Southbound I-15
    Use Exit 27 (Anderson Junction) toward Toquerville, LaVerkin, Hurricane, Springdale and Zion National Park on the east. Avoid Exit 16. 
  • Northbound I-15
    Avoid Exit 16. Instead, continue north to Exit 27 (Anderson Junction) toward Toquerville, La Verkin, Hurricane, Springdale and Zion National Park on the east.
  • SR9 from Springdale, Zion National Park
    Avoid westbound SR9 in Hurricane. Instead, use SR17 north to access I-15.
  • SR9 from Hurricane
    Avoid westbound SR9. Instead, use SR9 east to SR17 north to access I-15.
  • SR59 from Apple Valley, Hildale, Colorado City
    Avoid westbound SR9 in Hurricane. Instead, use SR9 east to SR17 north to access I-15.

State Route 7 (SR7/Southern Parkway) is a major highway connecting St. George to State Route 9 in Hurricane and other communities on the east. SR7 will be closed in both directions from Sand Hollow Road to the SR 9 interchange with no vehicle access from 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please consider the following alternate routes:

  • Hurricane to St. George Area
    SR7 is closed in both directions from Sand Hollow Road to the SR 9 interchange. SR9 has only one lane of traffic in both directions. Avoid westbound SR9 in Hurricane. Instead, use SR17 north to access I-15.
  • George to Hurricane, La Verkin, Springdale, Zion National Park
    Avoid eastbound SR7 after Washington Dam Road. Use I-15 northbound to Exit 27 (Anderson Junction) toward Toquerville, La Verkin, Hurricane, Springdale and Zion National Park on the east.

State Route 18 (SR18) is a major highway connecting St. George and other the communities in southern Washington County to Dammeron Valley, Veyo, Brookside, Central, and Enterprise on the north. Motorists are encouraged to avoid SR18 between St. George and Dammeron Valley during the race on October 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect delays and sharp turns over Ledges Parkway. Additional detours will be encountered as vehicles enter St. George. Please consider the following alternate routes:

  • Southbound
    At Veyo, turn onto W. Center Street/Gunlock Drive and follow Gunlock Drive to Santa Clara/St. George.
  • Southbound (Large Trucks)
    From Enterprise, use SR18 eastbound toward Cedar City/I-15.
  • Northbound 
    From St. George, use Sunset Blvd toward Highway 91/Gunlock Drive to Veyo.
  • Northbound  (Large Trucks)
    From St. George, use I-15 to Cedar City before heading west on SR18.

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