Philadelphia Marathon road closures

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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