By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend at Hard Rock Stadium, is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to the area.

At least a quarter of a million people are expected at the race. In anticipation of the increase in traffic, a number of road closures are taking effect Thursday, Friday and throughout the weekend.

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Thursday May 5

  • Exit 2x on the Turnpike will be closed at the 199 Street intersection is now closed until 6 p.m.

Friday May 6

  • NW 27 Ave: NW 191 St. to NW 203 St. All northbound lanes will be closed from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • NW 199 St. NW 14 Ct to NW 27 Ave. All lanes will be closed in both directions from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Turnpike: Exit 2X will be closed at the NW 199 St. intersection from 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday May 7

  • NW 27 Ave: NW 191 St. to NW 203 St. All northbound lanes will be closed from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • NW 199 St. NW 14 Ct to NW 27 Ave. All lanes will be closed in both directions from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Turnpike: Exit 2X will be closed at the NW 199 St. intersection from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Sunday May 8

  • NW 27 Ave: NW 191 St. to NW 203 St. All northbound lanes will be closed from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • NW 199 St. NW 14 Ct to NW 27 Ave. All lanes will be closed in both directions from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Turnpike: Exit 2X will be closed at the NW 199 St. intersection from 6 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m.

 

Noise mitigation barriers will be put up during the race and people living nearby will be alerted to road closures ahead of time.

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Anyone using a rideshare to get to the race will be dropped off at a shuttle bus stop to help eliminate traffic.

CBSMiami.com Team