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Temporary Road Closures Thanksgiving Morning

There will be several road closures in Derby and Shelton during the Commodore Hull Thanksgiving Day 5k Road Race while the race is taking place. The race begins and ends at the Farmer's Market on Canal Street in Shelton at 8:00 am. During the race, Canal Street will be closed to traffic from Wharf, Hill, and Cornell Streets. There will be one land of traffic open on Howe Avenue (Route 110) between Cornell Street and Bridge Street. The Bridge between Derby and Shelton will be closed. 

In Derby, Main Street (Route 34) will be closed between Olivia and Elizabeth Streets, with detours during the race. Access to Elizabeth Street from Main Street up to the Derby Public Library at Seymour Avenue will also be limited during the race. 

Below is a listing of the effected streets:


Canal Street

Cornell Street

Hill Street

Wharf Street

Howe Avenue

Bridge Street

Derby/Shelton Bridge


Main Street at Olivia Street/Roosevelt Drive

Elizabeth Street at Main Street

Elizabeth Street at Third STreet

Elizabeth Street at Thompson Place

Elizabeth Street at Fifth Street

Elizabeth Street at Cottage Street

Elizabeth Street at Seymour Avenue/Caroline Street

The race begins at 8:00 am, and it is anticipated that all runners will be off the course by 9:00 am, at which time all roads will be reopened to traffic. 

Residents along the race course are asked to please use caution and be aware of runners on the course when pulling into or out of your driveways.

In the event of snow, the race may be cancelled or an alternate route used, which would not involve closure of state roads. We'll have notices of any cancellation or change in plans on this website, as well as on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. 


To see a map of the course, click here. To take a virtual tour of the entire course, click here

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