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Traffic Impact of CB&I TRI – The Woodlands Triathlon

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The 14th annual CB&I TRI–The Woodlands Triathlon is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017, beginning at 7 a.m. The CB&I TRI is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event, featuring a field of 1,300 participants. This year’s race will serve as the Texas State Triathlon Championship.

To ensure runner and spectator safety for the 2017 CB&I TRI event, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be responsible for closing and re-opening lanes on streets along the race route, and residents are advised to plan accordingly during the morning hours during the event.

The race will start and finish at Northshore Park, and portions of Woodlands Parkway, Sterling Ridge Drive, Lake Woodlands Drive and Grogan’s Mill Road will be used for the race. It is expected that some traffic delays will be experienced during the morning, in and around the race route. Residents are encouraged to avoid delays and use alternate routes around the race, as areas along the race course will be closed to automobile traffic from 6 to 10:30 a.m.

Lane Closures

The inside lane of the following streets will be closed to automobile traffic from 6 to 10:30 a.m. to accommodate racers.

  • Lake Woodlands Drive – Eastbound from Sterling Ridge Drive to Windward Cove
  • Sterling Ridge Drive – Eastbound from Northgate Forest Drive to Lake Woodlands

The outside lane of the following streets will be closed to automobile traffic from 6 to 10:30 a.m. to accommodate racers.

  • Lake Woodlands Drive – Eastbound from Lake Front Circle to Grogan’s Mill
  • Grogan’s Mill Road – Southbound from Lake Woodlands Drive to Woodlands Parkway
  • Woodlands Parkway – Eastbound from Grogan’s Mill to Carlton Woods Drive
  • Carlton Woods Drive – Northbound from Woodlands Parkway to Sterling Ridge Roundabout

Road Closures

The following areas will be closed to automobile traffic from 6 to 10:30 a.m. to accommodate racers.

  • Lake Woodlands Bridge – Westbound lanes from Lake Front Circle to Lakeside Boulevard
  • Lake Woodlands Bridge – Eastbound lanes from Windward Cove to Lake Front Circle
  • Sterling Ridge Drive – Eastbound from the Carlton Woods Roundabout to North Forestgate Drive

Complete information on this event can be found on the Traffic Information page on the Township’s website, www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/450/Traffic-Impact.

After the race starts, roads will re-open on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. These particular areas will be congested throughout the event, and residents are encouraged to use extreme caution while traveling throughout the course. Proper planning and awareness of lane closure schedules should help alleviate any major interruptions.

There will be a police officer at every intersection along the race route, and deputies will attempt to allow cars through, if and only when there is a safe opportunity.

To view current route maps and estimated road opening times, please visit https://thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/840/Maps.

For more information, please call the dedicated traffic hotline at 281-210-2099 for traffic related questions. Between May 1 and May 6, 2017, this phone number will be answered 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to races@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

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