TVA Closing Roads at Muscle Shoals Reservation For Oct. 31 Race
Oct. 22, 2009
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — TVA will close roads on its Muscle Shoals reservation to all traffic on Saturday, Oct. 31, during races to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Northwest Alabama.
Roads will be closed for six hours – from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. – during the TVA-sponsored special event. Events include the first annual “Life Without Limits” Half Marathon, 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run.
Funds raised will go to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Northwest Alabama, which has been serving children and adults with disabilities for more than 40 years.
The routes and various events will encompass the entire reservation from Veteran’s Drive north of Wilson Dam in Florence to Hatch Boulevard in Sheffield.
TVA Police, along with the Florence Police, Sheffield Police, Alabama Department of Transportation and United Cerebral Palsy Foundation volunteers will provide traffic control for the event.
For specific details about the event, visit www.lifewithoutlimits.racesonline.com.
For additional traffic information, contact the TVA Police Communications Center at (256) 386-2444 or 1-800-839-0003.
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Barbara Martocci, Knoxville, (865) 632-8632
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000