TVA Closing Roads at Muscle Shoals Reservation for Oct. 30 Race
October 28, 2010
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority is closing roads on the Muscle Shoals reservation to all traffic on Saturday, Oct. 30, during races to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Northwest Alabama.
Roads will be closed for six hours ― from 7 a.m. to noon CDT― during the annual TVA-sponsored event. Races include the second annual “Life Without Limits” Half Marathon, 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run.
Proceeds will go to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Northwest Alabama, which has been serving children and adults with disabilities for more than 40 years.
The routes and various events will encompass the entire reservation, from Veteran’s Drive north of Wilson Dam in Florence to Hatch Boulevard in Sheffield.
TVA Police will provide traffic control, assisted by Florence Police, Sheffield Police, the Alabama Department of Transportation and United Cerebral Palsy Foundation volunteers.
For specific details about the event, visit www.ucprun.com.
For additional traffic information, contact TVA Police communications center at (256) 386-2444 or (800) 839-0003.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
Scott Brooks, Knoxville, (865) 632-8031
Media Relations, Knoxville (865) 632-6000