Marine Corps Marathon road closures and Metro changes

- More than 30,000 people are expected to turn out for the Marine Corps Marathon this Sunday, October 25. The following road closures and Metro changes will be in place.

ROAD CLOSURES:

The MCM wheelchair/hand cycle division begins at 7:45 a.m. on Route 110 in Arlington, VA.

The MCM and MCM10K start at 7:55 a.m. and will run through Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Only the streets below will be affected on event day. Local jurisdictions will reopen the roads as soon as event course operations cease, with the MCM course officially closing by 3:15 p.m.

FULL MAP : http://www.mcmlocator.com/map

4 a.m.–1:30 p.m. -- Madison Drive NW from 7th to 14th Street
4 a.m.–4:30 p.m. -- Marshall Drive from North Meade Street to Route 110
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- North Meade Street from Marshall Drive to Lynn Street
4 a.m.–4:30 p.m. -- Route 110 from I-66 to U.S. Highway 1
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- Wilson Boulevard from North Nash Street to Route 110
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- Lynn Street from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- Fort Myer Drive from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- North Moore Street from Wilson Boulevard to Lee Highway
4 a.m.–5:30 p.m. -- 19th Street North from Lynn Street to North Nash Street
4 a.m.–3:00 p.m. -- Route 110 ramp from Washington Boulevard to Route 110
4:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. -- Boundary Channel Drive from Route 110 to Long Bridge Drive
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
6:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. -- Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (northbound) to Beach Drive
6:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. -- Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (southbound) from Shoreham Drive NW
6:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. -- Shoreham Drive NW (southbound) from Calvert Street to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW
6:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. -- Beach Drive NW from Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW to Calvert Street
7:23 a.m.–9:15 a.m. -- Lee Highway (eastbound) from North Kirkwood Street to Lynn Street
7:30 a.m.–9:25 a.m. -- Spout Run Parkway, from Lee Highway to George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP)
7:30 a.m.–9:40 a.m. -- GWMP from Spout Run to Key Bridge off ramp
7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. -- Long Bridge Drive from 12th Street to Boundary Channel Drive
7:33 a.m.–9:40 a.m. -- Francis Scott Key Bridge (all lanes)
7:35 a.m.–1:17 p.m. -- 14th Street SW from Jefferson Drive to northbound HOV lanes
7:35 a.m.–1:45 p.m. -- HOV lanes from 14th Street SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street
7:40 a.m.–2:00 p.m. -- South Eads Street from South Rotary Road to Army Navy Drive
7:45 a.m.–2:30 p.m. -- Army Navy Drive from South Eads to 12th Street South
7:47 a.m.–10:36 a.m. -- M Street NW from Canal Road NW to Wisconsin Avenue NW
7:48 a.m.–10:40 a.m. -- Wisconsin Avenue from M Street NW to K Street NW
7:49 a.m.–10:45 a.m. -- K Street NW from Wisconsin Avenue NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW
7:49 a.m.–10:45 a.m. -- 27th Street NW from K Street NW to I Street NW
7:49 a.m.–10:45 a.m. -- I Street NW from 27th Street NW to Virginia Ave NW
7:50 a.m.–11:04 a.m. -- Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW from Beach and Shoreham Drives to Independence Avenue
7:52 a.m.–11:05 p.m. -- Lincoln Circle from 23rd Street NW to 23rd Street SW
7:53 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
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. -- 15th Street South from Crystal Drive to Eads Street
8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. -- 12th Street from Army Navy Drive to Crystal Drive
8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. -- Crystal Drive from 12th Street to 23rd Street
8:02 a.m.–12:10 p.m. -- Maine Avenue SW from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue SW
8:03 a.m.–12:25 p.m. -- East Basin Drive from Maine Avenue to Ohio Drive
8:06 a.m.–12:28 p.m. -- Independence Avenue SW from Maine Avenue SW to Ohio Drive
8:13 a.m.–12:35 p.m. -- 15th Street NW/SW from Constitution Avenue NW to Maine Avenue SW
8:15 a.m.–12:55 p.m. -- 3rd Street; Pennsylvania Avenue NW to Maryland Avenue SW
8:15 a.m.–12:55 p.m. -- 4th Street; Constitution Avenue NW to Independence SW
8:16 a.m.–12:50 p.m. -- Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 3rd Street NW to East Capitol Circle
8:16 a.m.–12:50 p.m. -- 1st Street; Pennsylvania NW to Maryland Avenue SW
8:16 a.m.–12:50 p.m. -- Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 3rd Street NW to 1st Street NW
8:17 a.m.–12:52 p.m. -- Maryland Avenue SW from 1st Street SW to 3rd Street SW

All 4 a.m. times reflect the closing of the security corridor north of Rosslyn, for the MCM Finish Festival, and south of the Pentagon.

The initial closing time allows approximately 30 minutes prior to the lead hand cyclists starting the MCM precisely at 7:45 a.m.

The second closure time reflects the last “official” runner after crossing the starting line no later than 8:25 a.m. while maintaining a 14 minute-per-mile pace until mile 20 at Beat the Bridge, which is the 14th Street Bridge.

Straggler buses will follow “Rear Pace” (14 minute-per-mile pace vehicle) and runners will be strongly encouraged to board or become pedestrians departing the certified course. The MCM course officially closes at 3:15 p.m., approximately seven hours after the Marine Corps Marathon begins.

FULL LIST: http://www.marinemarathon.com/AssetFactory.aspx?did=9279

Visit the Marine Corps Marathon website at http://www.marinemarathon.com/ for more information.

METRO:

Metrorail:

-Metrorail to open at 5 a.m. on Sunday, October 25, for the Marine Corps Marathon.

-The closest Metro stop to the start of the race is Pentagon on the Blue and Yellow lines, however riders may want to consider using Pentagon City as an alternate station due to potential crowding at Pentagon.

-Arlington Cemetery will not open until 8:30 a.m., after the marathon is underway. The station should only be used to access to finish area or to leave the event after the race.

-To accommodate high ridership, Metro will operate additional Blue Line trains between Franconia-Springfield and Stadium-Armory between 5 a.m. and 8:15 a.m., and between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

-Metro recommends using a SmarTrip card to speed your trip. If using a paper farecard, a $1 per-trip surcharge applies. Be sure to load enough fare value on your SmarTrip or paper farecard for your entire roundtrip to avoid lines after the event.

Metrobus:

-Pentagon Transit Center will be closed from 4 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. During this time, all Metrobus service will be moved to Pentagon City.

-Rosslyn Bus Terminal will be closed from 4 a.m. until approximately 6 p.m. During this time, all Metrobus service will be moved to Oak Street.

Visit the Marine Corps Marathon page at http://www.wmata.com/ for more information.

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