City Parking and Traffic Alerts

The CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge will be held on Thursday evening, May 17, 2018, starting at 6:25 PM. Over 9,000 runners and walkers will be participating in the Capital District’s largest road race.

The Albany Police Department has authorized the posting of No Parking signs on roads in and around Washington Park and the Empire State Plaza. These signs will be installed approximately 3 business days prior to the race date. They will indicate which roads will have no parking for the race. See below for a full list of road closures and hours of the closures. In addition, roadways on and in the vicinity of the race route will be closed to traffic. A full list of the Road Closures are also detailed below. All closed roadways will be reopened to traffic as soon as possible following the conclusion of the race. We anticipate most roadways will be open to traffic by 8PM race day.

No Parking: 8AM-8:00 PM:

All roads in Washington Park-both sides of roadways
  • Madison Ave.: both sides from Eagle to S. Lake Ave
  • Lake Ave.: both sides from Madison to Western 
  • Western Ave.: both sides from Lake to Washington (Sprague)
  • Sprague Place: both sides of Sprague into the park
  • S. Swan St.: east side from Jefferson St to Madison Ave 
  • State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance west 6 spaces 
  • State St.: south side from Empire State Plaza entrance east 11 spaces 
  • S. Swan St: east side from Madison Ave north 3 spaces 

No Parking 8AM May 16, 2018 until 8PM May 18, 2018:
  • Lancaster Street, north side from Lark Street west 8 spaces
Road Closures:
  • Washington Park-all roadways (4 PM- 8 PM)
  • Madison Ave.: Eagle to Swan (4 PM – 11 PM)
  • Madison Ave.: between Swan and Lake Avenue (4PM-8 PM)
  • Swan: from Elm to Ham ilton (5:30PM-8 PM)
  • Dove: from Hamilton to Jefferson (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Lark: from Hamilton to Madison (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Delaware: from Jefferson to Madison (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Knox: from Dana to Madison (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Lake: from Madison to Washington (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Hudson Avenue from Quail Street to S. Lake Avenue (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Elberon Place from Quail Street to S. Lake Avenue (5:30PM-8PM
  • Western: from Cortland to Washington (Sprague Place). (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Thurlow Terrace from Western Avenue to the south Dead End (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Englewood Place from Western Avenue to the south Dead End (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Robin Street from Washington Avenue to Western Avenue (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Sprague Place from Western Avenue to State Street (5:30PM-8PM)
  • State: from Robin to Henry Johnson Blvd. (5:30 PM-8 PM)
  • Willett Street from Madison to State (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Lancaster Street from Lark to Willett (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Hudson Avenue fr om Lark to Willett (5:30PM-8PM)
  • Jefferson Street from Dove to Swan (5:30PM-8PM) 
Madison Avenue Complete Streets Phase 2 Federal Aid Project 
Two Week Project Status Report Beginning  5/12/2018

Parking Restrictions and Lane Closures
Emergency No Parking signs will be posted in the following areas: 
CONTINUATION:
  • Monday May 14, 2018 through Friday May 18, 2018 6:30AM-5PM (Full Time – around the clock wile under construction)
  • Madison Ave, south side from New Scotland Ave to Knox St

NEW:

  • Monday May 14, 2018 through Tuesday May 15, 2018 6:30AM-5PM (Full Time – around the clock wile under construction)
  • Madison Avenue, south side from #462 to #472 Madison Ave 
Depending upon the weather and how the work progresses, there may be additional parking restrictions during the week. 

A single lane closure will in place during the work day within the work zone.  Contractor will have Flagpersons in place to assist as necessary