West Chester road closures for Shamrock Shuffle on March 18

More than 5,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 18, in West Chester Twp. The 5K run/walk and 10K run courses wind through the Union Centre area and the Beckett Ridge neighborhood, resulting in several road closures. STAFF FILE/2016

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More than 5,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 18, in West Chester Twp. The 5K run/walk and 10K run courses wind through the Union Centre area and the Beckett Ridge neighborhood, resulting in several road closures. STAFF FILE/2016

More than 5,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 18, in West Chester Twp.

The 5K run/walk and 10K run courses wind through the Union Centre area and the Beckett Ridge neighborhood, resulting in several road closures.

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Road closures include:

4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

  • Roads immediately surrounding The Square @ Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive. Access will be maintained to businesses with Saturday morning operations, according to the township, which advises driver to leave extra time for travel in this area.
  • Centre Pointe Drive, between entrances to Midpointe Library and AK Steel
  • West Chester Towne Centre Road, between Centre Loop and Centre Pointe drives

6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday:

  • Union Centre Boulevard, between Beckett and West Chester roads
  • West Chester Road, between Union Centre Boulevard and AK Steel access drive
  • Lakota Drive West, from the Eagle Ridge round-about to Union Centre Boulevard
  • Beckett Road, between Union Centre and Beckett Ridge boulevards. Access from The Preserves neighborhood entrance to Beckett Ridge Boulevard will be maintained for residents.

Roads impacted but not closed:

  • Beckett Ridge Boulevard
  • Rupp Farm
  • Owl's Nest
  • Eagle Ridge Drive at the roundabout

Areas not accessible during the race:

  • Beckett Park, including the recycling center and playground
  • Lakota West High School

The 11th annual run/walk and block party is hosted by The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty and benefits dozens of local charities.

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