Philadelphia Marathon road closures

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- It's Philadelphia Marathon Day and that means some road closures around the city.

The 24th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon starts at 7 a.m. on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, just east of Eakins Oval.

For the Philadelphia Marathon, due to enhanced security, City of Philadelphia "no-parking" regulations will be enforced strictly and all vehicles on the race route will be relocated, beginning at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

Drivers impacted are encouraged to contact Philadelphia Parking Authority. In addition, on Sunday, the Parkway, from 20th to 25th Streets, will be closed, from 2 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other streets along the race course will reopen as runners pass by and the streets are cleaned.

The following streets will be affected across the city on November 19:

18th Street, from Arch to Callowhill Streets

19th Street, from Arch to Callowhill Streets

20th Street, from Arch to Callowhill Streets

21st Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets

22nd Street, from Spring Garden to Arch Streets

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 22nd to 16th Streets

Arch Street, between 16th to 3rd Streets

4th Street, between Arch to Vine Streets

Race Street, from 6th Street to Columbus Boulevard

Columbus Boulevard (Southbound lanes), from Vine Street to Washington Avenue

Southbound off-ramp, from I-95 at Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue, from Columbus Boulevard to Front Street

Front Street, from Washington Avenue to South Street

South Street, from Front to 7th Streets

6th Street, from Bainbridge to Market Streets

Chestnut Street, from 6th to 34th Streets

34th Street, Chestnut Street to Girard Avenue

Lansdowne Drive, from Girard Avenue to South Concourse Drive

South Concourse Drive, from Lansdowne to West Memorial Hall Drives

West Memorial Hall Drive, from South Concourse to Avenue of the Republic

Avenue of the Republic, from West Memorial Hall Drive to Catholic Foundtain

Belmont Avenue, Montgomery to Parkside Avenue

Black Road

Martin Luther King Drive

Kelly Drive

The Falls Bridge

Ridge Avenue, from Schoolhouse Lane to Manayunk Avenue

Main Street, from Ridge Avenue to Green Lane

Motorists and pedestrians can expect significant delays when trying to cross roads or streets that are adjacent to the course. Police will allow traffic through intersections along the course, when possible, depending on the flow of the race participants. All streets are scheduled to be reopened by 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 19.



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