Roads closed, trains and buses cancelled on 1st May

With both the cycle race “Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt” and the “Altstadt-Duathlon” taking place in Oberursel on Thursday, 1st May, 2014, a number of roads will be closed with changes to public transport services as well.

The following roads will be closed between approximately 7am and 7.30pm:

  • Königsteiner Straße between the B455 and Altkönigstraße
  • Am Rahmtor
  • Marktplatz
  • Wiederholtstraße
  • Eppsteiner Straße
  • Obere Hainstraße
  • Bleiche
  • An der Herrenmühle
  • Altkönigstraße between Steinmühlenweg and Königsteiner Straße
  • Obergasse
  • An der Burg
  • Obere Schulstraße
  • Marienstraße
  • St.-Ursula-Gasse
  • Hollerberg
The following roads are affected by the closures, even if they are not closed themselves (eg. because of one-way signs or because they become no-through-roads):
  • Füllerstraße
  • Strackgasse
  • Weidengasse
  • Ackergasse
  • Untere Hainstraße
  • Neutorallee
  • Schillierstraße
  • Brüder-Winter-Straße
  • Herzog-Adolf-Straße
Additionally the following roads will be closed between 9.30am and 2pm:
  • Kanonenstraße
  • Hohemarkstraße
  • Feldbergstraße
  • Nassauer Straße
  • Homburger Landstraße (travelling towards Oberursel)
Due to a new route for the race it will be not possible to enter or leave Siterstadt or Weißkirchen from 9.30am until 1pm, except for the emergency services.
Anyone travelling on Thursday should plan their journey in advance to avoid problems due to the closures, or park their car outside of the area in advance.

Public transport

The U-Bahn U3 will terminate at “Bahnhof Oberursel” between 8.30am and 2pm.

Buses 41 and 42 will not be running until after 2.30pm, with nr. 42 being diverted along the Dornbachstraße, Lahnstraße and Hohemarkstraße to avoid the Altkönigstraße and the Markplatz.



About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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