Getting Around High School Regattas

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    NEWSLETTERS

    NBC10's Monique Braxton talks about weather's effect on the 88th Annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta.

    The world's largest high school rowing competition returns to the shores and waters of the Schuylkill River this weekend and that means a major thoroughfare will be closed to motorists.

    The Kelly Drive through Fairmount Park is the major closure for the 2014 Stotesbury Cup Regatta Friday and Saturday and the Manny Flick Regatta Sunday.

    National Rowing Competition on the Schuylkill River

    [PHI] National Rowing Competition on the Schuylkill River
    The 88th annual Stotesbury Cup competition will be held on the Schuykill River this weekend.

    A 1-1/2 mile stretch of Kelly Drive was closed Thursday morning and will remain closed between Strawberry Mansion Drive and Fountain Green Drive until 8 p.m. Sunday.

    Entrance to the regatta zone is by permit only so all other traffic will be detoured onto other routes including Strawberry Mansion, Fountain Green and Reservoir Drives.

    Expect potential delays on other Schuylkill River arteries like the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) and the Martin Luther King Drive the next few days.

    Click here to track the latest traffic on NBC10.com.

    The 88th Annual Stotesbury Cup brings teenage rowers from around the country to Philly while the Flick Regatta features some of the city's best.

     


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