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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Avoid travel delays on May 11 during Woodforest Bank TRI

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 7, 2019) – The 16th annual Woodforest Bank TRI–The Woodlands is set for Saturday, May 11, 2019, beginning at 7 a.m. The Woodforest Bank TRI is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event, featuring a field of 1,000+ participants.

To ensure runner and spectator safety for the event, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be responsible for closing and re-opening lanes on streets along the race route. Residents are advised to plan accordingly during the morning hours of the event.

The race will start and finish at Northshore Park, and portions of Lake Woodlands, Gosling, Research Forest, Woodlands Parkway, Cochran’s Crossing Drive and Grogan’s Mill Road will be used for the race. It is expected that some traffic delays will be experienced during the morning, in and around the race route. Residents are encouraged to avoid delays and use alternate routes around the race, as areas along the race course will be closed to automobile traffic from 6 to 10:30 a.m.

Complete information, including estimated lane openings, can be found on the Traffic Information link on the Township’s Woodforest Bank TRI race web page, www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/450/Traffic-Impact. After the race starts, roads will re-open on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. These particular areas will be congested throughout the event, and residents are encouraged to use extreme caution while traveling throughout the course.

There will be a police officer at every intersection along the race route, and deputies will attempt to allow cars through, if and only when there is a safe opportunity. To view current route maps and estimated road opening times, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1522/Woodforest-Bank-TRI-Road-Closure-Map.

For more information, please call the dedicated traffic hotline at 281-210-2099 for traffic related questions. Through the end of the race on May 11, 2019, this phone number will be answered 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to races@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

Limited race spots remain available! View registration information online at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/thewoodlandstriathlon.

For more information on The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

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