Preps for IronMan 70.3 leading to road closures, changes in traffic


WACO, Texas – Waco will host the Ironman 70.3 triathlon this Sunday, and local roadways will be impacted.

Event organizers say to please use caution and expect detours/delays in the areas of downtown Waco, Cameron Park, North Waco, and China Spring.

Impacted areas will include the following streets:
Road closed Oct. 21 to Oct. 28
• University Parks Dr. (from Franklin Ave. to Washington Ave.)
Roads closed Oct. 27
• 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. – University Parks Dr. (from Washington Ave. to Cameron Park Dr.)
• 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Washington Ave. (from MLK Jr. Blvd. to University Parks Dr.)
• 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. – MLK Jr. Blvd. (from Washington Ave. to Lake Shore Dr.)
• 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cameron Park Dr. (from Herring Ave. to Mouth of the Bosque)
Roads closed on Oct. 27 in Cameron Park for run course
• 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cameron Park Dr. at Baker Ln., Robin Rd., University Parks Dr.
• 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. – N. University Parks Dr. at N. 4th St.
• 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. – University Parks Dr. at Cameron Park Dr., Colcord Ave., David Dr., Bosque Blvd., Jefferson Ave.
Expect delays on Oct. 27 for bike course
• 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Herring Ave. (from N. 4th St. to Dallas St.)
• 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Lake Shore Dr. (from MLK Jr. Blvd. to N. 19th St.)
• 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. – N. 19th St./Flat Rock Rd. (from Lake Shore Dr. to FM 185)
• 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. – N. River Crossing/FM 185 (from China Spring Rd. to Hwy. 6)
• 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wortham Bend Rd.(from Culpepper Ln. to Ziegler Ln.)
• 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Rock Creek Rd. (from N. Rock Creek Rd. to Steinbeck Bend Dr.)
• 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Steinbeck Bend Dr. (from Lake Shore Dr. to China Spring Rd.)

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