November 29, 2018
For Immediate Release
Bridge Run To Affect Downtown Traffic
SAVANNAH, GA (November 29, 2018)— Traffic will be affected for several hours the morning of December 1 as roads are closed for the annual Savannah Bridge Run.
(The annual Christmas on the River Parade, which in the past has occurred on the same weekend as the Savannah Bridge Run, will not occur until the following weekend starting at 5:30 p.m. on December 8.)
On Saturday, beginning at 4 a.m., Montgomery Street from Liberty to Broughton Street will be closed. At 7:30 a.m., Oglethorpe entrance and exit ramps and streets downtown around Wright Square, Chippewa Square, Telfair Square and Franklin Square will be closed. The re-openings of the roads will be staggered beginning at 11 a.m. and will continue through the morning and into the afternoon.
A map of the race route can be found here: www.savannahga.gov/BridgeRunMap
A full list of road closures can be found here: www.savannahga.gov/BridgeRunRoadClosures
Parking will be prohibited on the race route. Paid parking will be available at the City of Savannah parking garages on a first come, first served basis. Three ferries will be running Saturday morning to provide transportation across the Savannah River.