Expect delays during Challenge Atlantic City Triathlon

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Submitted/Challenge Atlantic City triathalon will take  place June 29 Submitted/Challenge Atlantic City triathalon will take place June 29 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Sunday, June 29 the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City Triathlon will be affecting numerous communities throughout South Jersey.

In Egg Harbor Township, athletes will utilize Delilah Road, the Airport Circle and Tilton Road during their 112-mile bike ride. Delilah Road will be affected from the border with Pleasantville to the Airport Circle and Tilton Road will be affected from the Airport Circle to Wrangleboro Road.

The athletes will be utilizing this route from approximately 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and then on their return trip from approximately 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Traffic patterns in this area will be affected and motorists should be aware of coned off bike lanes, informational signs and police officer signals along the route.

The athletes have the right of way during the triathlon. Motorists should be prepared to stop at intersections as the athletes pass.

The detours that are in effect for the 7 to 9 a.m. time period are as follows: Westbound Delilah Road will be closed from Mill Road in Pleasantville to Westcott Road. From Westcott Road to the Airport Circle, Delilah Road will be open in both directions.

 Amelia Earhart Boulevard will be closed at the Airport Circle, but the Atlantic City International Airport will remain open throughout the day.

Access to the airport will be available through NextGen Boulevard, which is the traffic light between Westcott Road and the Airport Circle. Officers will be at the light to assist motorists getting to the airport.

Northbound Tilton Road from the Airport Circle to Wrangleboro Road will be closed.

On the return trip, the 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. time period, southbound Tilton Road from Wrangleboro Road to the Airport Circle will be detoured, and at the Airport Circle motorists will be directed around the circle and stopped to allow bikes to come through the center of the circle. Amelia Earhart Boulevard will be open for access to the airport. Eastbound Delilah Road from Westcott Road to Mill Road in Pleasantville will be closed. 

The department advises those who need to travel through this area during the day on June 29 to allow extra travel time.

For the traffic disruptions in other towns, click HERE.


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