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    Thursday, June 20, 2024

    Police announce traffic advisory for Tour de Noank Fun Run/5K Road Race

    Groton ― The Groton Police Department announced a traffic advisory between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday June 10 in and around Noank due to the Tour de Noank Fun Run and 5K Road Race.

    The Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m., and the 5K Road Race begins at 10. The starting line is at Esker Point Beach. Runners will go through Noank Village onto Elm Street, then to Brook Street.

    “Moderate traffic congestion in the Noank area is anticipated prior to, during and immediately after the event,” police said in a news release. “Anyone traveling in this area during these times is encouraged to use caution and drive safely.”

    Police said vehicles in Noank and the following roads may experience short delays:

    Groton Long Point Road, from Brook Street to Esker Point Beach; Brook Street, between Groton Long Point Road and Elm Street; Elm Street, between Groton Long Point Road and Brook Street; and Marsh Road, from Groton Long Point Road to Terrace Avenue.

    Police said they expect all roads will be clear of event-related congestion by noon.

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