Several areas will be off-limits for Derby weekend to make sure everyone stays safe.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police (LMPD) have released a list of road closures and restricted areas for Derby this weekend.
The department plans to host a press conference Thursday morning to detail their traffic and security plan for Oaks and Derby. Several areas will be restricted to local access or permitted vehicles.
The restrictions will be in effect from Wednesday, April 28 through Saturday, May 1. Click here for information on how to park at Churchill Downs if you are heading to the track for Derby.
Fourth Street will be closed from Heywood Avenue to Oakdale Avenue from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.
No parking and restricted traffic from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day
(Unless indicated otherwise, these areas are only open to local access and permitted vehicles)
- Central Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to Floyd St. (Permitted vehicles only)
- Homeview Dr. from Taylor Blvd. to Churchill Downs entrance
- 9th St. from Central Ave. to Heywood Ave.
- Oakdale Ave. from 3rd St. to Southern Parkway
- Racine Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to Churchill Downs entrance
- 3rd St. from Iowa Ave. to Central Ave.
- Thornberry Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to Warren Ave.
- Warren Ave. from Thornberry Ave. to Homeview Dr.
- Wizard Ave. from Longfield Ave. to Queen Ave.
No parking all day
- Arcade Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to 7th St.
- Bohannon Ave. from Racine Ave. to Queen Ave.
- Burton Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to Rodman St.
- Dearcy Ave. from Longfield Ave. to Queen Ave.
- Evelyn Ave. from 5th St. to Southern Parkway
- Fairmont Ave. from 5th Street to Southern Parkway
- 5th St. from Longfield Ave. to Fairmont Ave.
- 5th St. from Longfield Ave. to Florence Ave.
- 4th St. from Central Ave. to Longfield Ave.
- 4th St. from Longfield Ave. to Winn Ave.
- Homeview Dr. from 9th St. to Taylor Blvd.
- Kenton Ave. from 5th St. to Southern Parkway
- Lansing Ave. from 5th St. to Southern Parkway
- Longfield Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to 4th St.
- Oakdale Ave. from 4th St. to Southern Parkway
- Queen Ave. from Taylor Blvd. to Churchill Downs gate
- 3rd St. from the Watterson Expressway to Cardinal Blvd.
- Whitney Ave. from 5th St. to Southern Parkway
- Winn Ave. from 4th St. to Southern Parkway