Ironman Triathlon Traffic Advisory

A traffic advisory has been issued for the Ironman Triathlon being held Sunday, Sept. 17, in Atlantic City and Atlantic County.

Atlantic City Expressway exits 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be closed from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Expect heavy traffic on Albany Avenue/Route 322 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Use the expressway to enter and exit Atlantic City.

Avoid the Albany Avenue area and use the Downbeach Express or West End/Wellington Avenue to enter the Downbeach communities of Ventnor, Margate and Longport. The Brigantine tunnel will be closed.

Traffic delays are also expected in Pleasantville and Egg Harbor Township. Detours will be in effect on Westcoat Road, Delilah Road, Route 651 and New Road from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Follow detour signs.

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