DC road closures for the Marine Corps Marathon

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Officials are advising DC residents about a sweeping series of road closures on October 22 due to the Marine Corps Marathon.

The marathon begins in Arlington, then crosses the Potomac River into DC .

The following streets along the race route will be closed beginning at 5:00 am and are expected to re-open by 1:00 pm:

  • 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 Ave 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.

A course map as well as additional information regarding street closures in Arlington County is posted at www.marinemarathon.com, the official race website.

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