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File #: 18-142    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/20/2018 Final action: 2/20/2018
Title: Pass the ordinance establishing temporary traffic control plans and issue a special event permit, including an amplifier permit, for the 2018 Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K Run on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
Attachments: 1. 2018 Ordinance Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K, 2. 2018 Traffic Control Plan Women's Half Marathon and 5K, 3. 2018 Church Detour Plan Women's Half Marathon and 5K, 4. 2018 Detour Plan Women's Half Marathon and 5K
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Pass the ordinance establishing temporary traffic control plans and issue a special event permit, including an amplifier permit, for the 2018 Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K Run on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
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DEPARTMENT: City Clerk's Office

SUBMITTED BY: Dawn Portner, Special Events Coordinator

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
Premier Event Management, LLC, host of the Naperville Women's Triathlon (formally the Esprit de She Triathlon) and the Naperville Sprint Triathlon, will bring the third annual Women's Half Marathon and 5K to Naperville on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The organizer is estimating 4,000 participants.

DISCUSSION:
City staff has received a significant amount of feedback from residents and businesses regarding race and parade routes and consistently work to reduce traffic congestion and minimize inconvenience to residents, businesses, and churches. The Downtown Naperville Alliance (DNA) has been a regular participant in meetings when events in, or near, the downtown are discussed and approves of both the half marathon and 5K route.

The route and traffic control plan for the 2018 Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K Run are depicted on the attached maps. The course closures are staggered and will be expertly managed by the Naperville Police Department and the Department of Public Works. The roads will reopen as runners clear each course section and deemed appropriate by public safety personnel.

The event will begin at 7:00 a.m. The last runner is expected to cross the finish line by 11:30 a.m. Select portions of the race route will be No Parking/Tow Zones and posted accordingly.

Course Flow
The course will run east of the downtown area and Washington Street will remain open to two-way traffic with only the northbound curb lane closed for runners. Detour routes and access plans are also in place to maintain vehicular access in the Washington Street area during ...

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