Falmouth Road Race will induce delays for Winery travelers 

Passengers traveling to and from Woods Gap and the Winery by using the Steamship Authority (SSA) this Sunday, August 15, must count on delays and should approach ahead for the Falmouth Highway Race, according to a push launch.

Provider will be altered forward of the working, and access to the Woods Hole Terminal by using Woods Gap Street will be seriously minimal right up until 8 am. 

As the race progresses, the street will be totally closed from 8 am till about 10 am, or until finally the very last runner has cleared the place, the launch states.

Tourists really should expect delays together Woods Gap Road and Palmer Avenue all day due to the road race.

Visits on the Winery route will not be canceled that working day, but shoppers touring in between 8 am and 10:45 am must be on the Woods Gap terminal assets no afterwards than 8 am if they program to vacation, or if they have a auto reservation for the boat.

The past bus to Woods Gap from the Thomas Landers great deal will go away at 7:25 am, and the past bus from the Palmer Avenue parking whole lot will go away at 7:40 am.

The next visits will be impacted by the road race:

 Departing Woods Hole


  • 8:15 am (arriving 9 am in Winery Haven)
  • 8:35 am (arriving 9:20 am in Oak Bluffs)
  • 9:30 am (arriving 10:15 am in Oak Bluffs)
  • 9:50 am (arriving 10:35 am in Vineyard Haven)


Departing Martha’s Vineyard


  • 8:15 am (arriving 9 am)
  • 8:35 am (arriving 9:20 am)
  • 9:30 am (arriving 10:15 am)


Motor vehicles touring from the Vineyard to Woods Hole during these periods will not be in a position to depart the terminal after having off the boat, and arriving clients will be not able to journey a bus to 1 of the SSA parking lots right up until after the highway is reopened, in accordance to the release.

In addition, particular journeys aboard the MV Nantucket will leave before than scheduled in get to allow for passengers to depart the terminal property prior to the race begins. They are:

Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs: The 6:30 am journey will now depart at 6:20 am.
Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole: The 7:30 am trip will now depart at 7:15 am. 

The launch notes that the Falmouth Law enforcement Office stated vehicles on this boat will be ready to depart the terminal when the boat comes at 8 am.