Falmouth Road Race Road Closures

FALMOUTH – This year’s Falmouth Road Race will take place today, Sunday August 18th at 9 a.m. and with it comes road closures.

Traffic will be restricted from entering Woods Hole and the Falmouth Heights area throughout the day.  

Woods Hole and Roads along the race route will be opened after the last runner has passed, officials say locals and people attending should expect travel delays.

 Water Street in Woods Hole will be closed to vehicle traffic at 5:00 am.

Access to the ferry via Woods Hole Road will be limited until about 8 am and closed completely until about 10 am.

Boats will be restricted from accessing the Eel Pond Bridge Dock on Water Street and the Commercial Fishing Dock on Albatross Street from 5:00 am to 10:00 am.

Sippewissett Road, between Ransom Road and Quissett Harbor Road, will be closed from 5:00 am to about 10:00 am. 

Grand Avenue will be closed from Walden Avenue to Worcester Court at 4:00 am and reopen later in the afternoon.

Select streets in Falmouth Heights will close at 5 am and stay closed long enough for runners to clear the finish line, and for clean-up crews to properly police the area. 

All other roads along the race route leading from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights will be closed to all vehicular traffic at approximately 8:15 am and reopened soon after the last runner has passed. 

For more information on the race visit Falmouthroadrace.com.

For a map of the traffic closures visit Falmouthpolice.com.

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