HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Interim Chief of Police
Communications Relations Officer
Fireball Run Adventure Rally
Friday, September 30th, 2011
Huntsville, Alabama (September 29, 2011) The Huntsville Police Department will be working with the EarlyWorks Museum to close roadways for The Fireball Run Adventure Rally to be held in downtown Huntsville. On Friday, September 30, 2011, HPD will begin closing the following roads at 6:00 a.m.: Fountain Circle from the north side of the entrance to the parking garage behind the Engineering building (Colonial Bank parking garage), north to the curve adjacent to the northwest corner of the Municipal Parking Garage A. Also, Gates Avenue will be closed from the Municipal Parking Garage A entrance west to Fountain Circle. No parking garage entrances or exits will be blocked. Sidewalks and roadways will remain open to pedestrian traffic and access will be maintained to all government facilities and other businesses in the area. All streets will be reopened by 3:00 p.m.
Fireball Run Adventure Rally is a cross country vehicle rally that runs
through Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi starting on
September 24 through October 01. The racers will stop in Huntsville and
journey to the EarlyWorks Museum where the drivers will perform a challenge
before leaving for their next stop.
The rally is also called the "Race to Recover America's Missing Children," and teams work to raise awareness of missing children in the U.S. as they travel from city to city.