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Heads Up, The Marine Corps Marathon is Sunday – Good Luck Runners

From MPD:

“On Sunday, October 27, 2019, the Marine Corps Marathon will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from approximately 2:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Further, the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic for the event during the listed times:

4:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Madison Drive, NW from 7th Street to 14th Street, NW
5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Jefferson Drive, SW from 3rd Street, SW to 15th Street, SW
5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – 7th Street, NW from Madison Drive, NW to Jefferson Drive, SW
6:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW (northbound) to Beach Drive
6:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW (southbound) from Shoreham
6:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Shoreham Drive, NW (southbound) from Calvert Street to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac River Freeway, NW
6:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Beach Drive, NW from Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW to Calvert Street

6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Spout Run Parkway, from Lee Highway to George Washington Memorial

6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – GWMP from Spout Run to Key Bridge off ramp
6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Francis Scott Key Bridge (all lanes)
6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Canal Road from Key Bridge to Arizona Avenue, NW
6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – 14th Street, SW from Jefferson Drive to northbound HOV lanes
6:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – HOV lanes from 14th Street, SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street
6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – M Street, NW from Canal Road, NW to Wisconsin Avenue, NW
6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Wisconsin Avenue from M Street, NW to K Street, NW
6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – K Street, NW from Wisconsin Avenue, NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW

6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – 27th Street, NW from K Street, NW to I Street, NW
6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – I Street, NW from 27th Street, NW to Virginia Avenue, NW
6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway, NW from Beach and Shoreham Drives to Independence Avenue, SW
6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lincoln Circle from 23rd Street, NW to 23rd Street, SW
6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Ohio Drive, SW at West Potomac Park from Independence Avenue, SW around East Potomac Park to Maine Avenue, SW

6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Maine Avenue, SW from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue, SW
6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – East Basin Drive from Maine Avenue, SW to Ohio Drive road closure

6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Independence Avenue, SW from Maine Avenue, SW to Ohio Drive
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 15th Street NW/SW from Constitution Avenue, NW to Maine Avenue SW
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 3rd Street; Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Maryland Avenue, SW
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 4th Street; Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence, SW
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 3rd Street, NW to Peace Circle
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 1st Street; Pennsylvania, NW to Maryland Avenue, SW
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 3rd Street, NW to 1st Street, NW
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Maryland Avenue, SW from 1st Street, SW to 3rd Street, SW

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.”

From WMATA:

“Metrorail will open early and run additional service for the Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, October 27, 2019, to provide an easy, efficient option for runners and spectators to get to the start line.

Metrorail will open two hours early at 6 a.m. for the 44th annual Marine Corps Marathon. Metro will also provide additional Blue and Yellow line trains the day of the event to accommodate high ridership.”

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