Marine Corps Marathon road closures

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - The 41st Marine Corps Marathon will lead to a number of street closures on Sunday, October 30.

The race begins at 8 a.m. in Arlington, Virginia, then crosses the Potomac River into the District.

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The following road closures begin at 5 a.m. and will reopen around 1 p.m. Sunday:

  • Francis Scott Key Bridge
  • Canal Road, NW – from M Street, NW to Reservoir Road, NW (Local Traffic Only up to 44th & Foxhall Rd, NW)
  • Reservoir Road, NW –from MacArthur Boulevard, NW to Canal Road, NW (Local Traffic Only up to 44th & Foxhall Rd, NW)
  • MacArthur Boulevard, NW –from Foxhall Road, NW to Reservoir Road, NW (Local Traffic Only up to 44th & Foxhall Rd, NW)
  • Foxhall Road, NW – from Canal Road, NW to MacArthur Boulevard, NW (Local Traffic Only up to 44th & Foxhall Rd, NW)
  • M Street, NW – from Canal Road, NW to Wisconsin Avenue, NW
  • Wisconsin Avenue, NW – from M Street, NW to K Street, NW 
  • K Street, NW – from Wisconsin Avenue, NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway
  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW  - from K Street, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • Memorial Bridge
  • West Potomac Park
  • East Potomac Park (access to Golf Course and Tennis Courts available)Maine Avenue, SW – from East Basin Drive, SW to Independence Avenue, SW 
  • Independence Avenue, SW – from Maine Avenue, SW to Ohio Drive, SW 
  • Ohio Drive, SW –between independence Avenue, SW and Lincoln Circle, SW 
  • Lincoln Circle, SW – from Ohio Drive, SW to Henry Bacon Drive, NW
  • 23rd Street, NW –from Lincoln Circle, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW 
  • Constitution Avenue, NW – from Bacon Drive, NW to 15th Street, NW 
  • 15th Street – from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 17th Street – from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • Madison Drive, NW – from 15th Street, NW to 3rd Street, NW 3rd Street, NW – from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence, SW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW – from 3rd Street, NW to East Capitol Circle, NW 
  • 1st Street – Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Maryland Avenue, SW
  • Maryland Avenue, SW – from South Capitol Circle, SW to 3rd Street, SW 
  • Jefferson Drive, SW – from 3rd Street, SW to 15th Street, SW
  • 14th Street, SW – from Jefferson Drive, SW to Northbound HOV lanes
  • HOV lanes – from 14th Street, SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street, NW

**Westbound M Street will remain open up to Wisconsin Avenue, NW.  Motorists will be forced to turn north on Wisconsin Avenue, NW from M Street, NW or east from Wisconsin Avenue, NW to M Street, NW. Westbound M Street, NW will remain open unless otherwise determined.

For a full course map, click here.

Due large crowds associated with this event, motorists are encouraged to exercise extreme caution when traveling in these areas. Police will reopen the roadways as soon as possible, provided doing so does not interfere with the race. Metrorail services are limited. Please check times on Metrorail.com for Sunday, October 30, 2016. Due to traffic delays, race participants and spectators are highly encouraged to use public transportation.


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