TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Shamrock Shuffle 5K - March 16, 2019

Newtown Township, Pa - The Shamrock Shuffle 5K will take place on March 16, 2019 and the course will be in both Newtown Township and Newtown Borough.  Shamrock Shuffle 5K event staff will make notifications to the local businesses directly impacted by the event.  There will be no parking signs posted on North Sycamore Street from Durham Road to Jefferson Street for the hours of the event.  The actual 5K is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. with the starting and ending location to be on North Sycamore Street near Silo Drive.  More event information and parking locations can be found here.


Here are the approximate times and locations for the road closures that will impact Newtown Township:

  • 7:30 a.m.  Sycamore Street will be closed between Durham Road and Jefferson Street.  Traffic will still be able to flow through Jefferson Street at this time.

  • 8:45-10:00 a.m.  Sycamore Street will be closed at Washington Avenue and traffic will not be able to access Jefferson Street until 10:00 a.m.

  • 10:30  a.m.  Is the target time that all Newtown Township roads will be reopened.

Silo Drive to Sycamore Street will be closed from March 15, 2019 through noon on March 18, 2019 as part of the Irish Festival event at the Green Parrot.  We will do our best to accommodate vehicle traffic for the Sycamore Street business, but options will be limited on Sycamore Street between Durham Road and Jefferson Street during this time.


Click here to see the 5K details through Newtown Borough.


Please be patient and expect delays in the area.