Race Day – Road Closures

Road closure information for the 39th and final Dam to Dam – Iowa’s Distance Classic.

West Downtown Des Moines

5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • 3rd Street from Grand Ave to Walnut St (Civic Center Court Apts/Civic Center)
  • Locust Street from 2nd St to 4th St (Civic Center/Cowles Commons)
  • Walnut Street from 3rd St to 5th St (Capital Square/Cowles Commons)

East Village

7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Grand Avenue from E. 4th St to 2nd Ave (west side of river to Zombie Burger)
  • Locust Street from E. 4th St to 2nd Ave (west side of river to Scenic Route Bakery)

Iowa Lutheran Hospital Area

7:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Pennsylvania Avenue from Birdland Dr to Cleveland Ave

Birdland Dr and Birdland Marina

7:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Birdland Drive from 6th to Birdland Marina/Pennsylvania Ave

Highland Park and Oak Park Neighborhoods

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • Aurora Street from 12th St to 10th St
  • 11th Street from Aurora to Euclid
  • Oak Park Avenue from 11th to 6th Ave
  • 6th Avenue southbound from Euclid to Holcomb

Saylorville and Rural Polk County

7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

  • NW 37th/Toni Dr from Saylorville Dam to NW 66th
  • NW 66th Avenue from Toni Dr to NW 26th
  • NW 26th/Morningstar Dr to Aurora Ave (DSM City Limits)

Farmers Market Access

  • MLK all access – not impacted by race
  • 5th Street between I235 and MLK not impacted by race
  • E. 6th to Walnut or MLK not impacted by race
  • Access to Ramp at Court Ave and 3rd St – Take E. 6th to Walnut, west on Walnut to 3rd St, south on 3rd St to Ramp