Ironman Tangles Traffic


If you've traveled anywhere near downtown Boise today, you got a preview of how nasty traffic will be tomorrow. In preparation for Saturday's Ironman Boise 70.3, police have already set up barricades and detours.

You should know that:

Ninth Street is closed from Broad Street to Front Street until Sunday at 8 a.m.
Capitol Boulevard will be closed from Myrtle Street to Front Street starting today at 4 p.m. through Saturday at 2 a.m.
Front Street will be closed from Capitol Boulevard to Ninth Street from Saturday at 8 a.m. until Sunday at 1 a.m.

On Saturday afternoon, a number of streets will become one-way:

Gowen Road from South Eisenman to Pleasant Valley,
Warm Springs Avenue from Idaho 21 to Bown Way, and
Holcomb/Bergeson from Boise Avenue to Federal Way.