Kentucky Oaks Today: Traffic and Weather Together

With Derby officials predicting a good turnout for the races and other festivities, here’s the all important reminder about traffic. As is the case every year, there are plenty of street closings. As they say, know before you go. Look here for road closings and no parking areas. Look here for information on items allowed… Continue reading Kentucky Oaks Today: Traffic and Weather Together

Pegasus Parade and Derby Traffic Update

The Pegasus Parade will begin this afternoon, and a number of downtown streets will be closed for much of the day. You can see the closings here (or scroll down). Look here for road closings and no parking areas. Look here for information on items allowed or disallowed at the Derby.

Police Urge Caution, Planning For Derby and Oaks

The Louisville Metro Police are gearing up for Oaks and Derby Day traffic.   Officials say not much has changed in terms of getting into and out of the Churchill Downs area; motorists not attending the races are being advised to avoid the area, especially right after the Oaks and Derby. Deputy Police Chief Yvette Gentry says… Continue reading Police Urge Caution, Planning For Derby and Oaks

Traffic Plan for Oaks, Derby is Much the Same

by Stephanie Crosby This year’s traffic plan for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby will be much the same as in years past. LMPD Lt. Doug Sweeney says they’re making a couple of changes to the roads that will be shut down while race-goers leave Churchill Downs because of ongoing construction on Eastern Parkway. He says… Continue reading Traffic Plan for Oaks, Derby is Much the Same