TAMPA, Fla. — It will be a busy weekend in downtown Tampa as the Gasparilla Distance Classic takes place.

What You Need To Know

  • Road closures will be evident ahead of the big race weekend

  • Expressways, avenues and boulevards are some of those most affected

  • View a list of all road closures below

  • For more information on race day, download our Spectrum News app

Expect roads near the Tampa Convention Center to be busy due to the race headquarters. 

Starting Saturday at 2 a.m., several roads will be shut down.

These closures will include the Selmon Expressway eastbound from downtown Exit 6-A to Florida Avenue.

There will also be closures along Ashley Drive, Florida Avenue and several other downtown streets.

All of Bayshore Boulevard will close down from Platt Street to Gandy Boulevard for the day.

You’ll find several more closures during Sunday’s races. There will also be roadblocks on Platt Street, Franklin Street and Davis Boulevard throughout the day.

While you’re out and about this weekend, you can track delays on the Spectrum News app.

View the list of road closures this weekend: