Roads Closed Sunday for Philadelphia Marathon

Police provide traffic advisory for Sunday's Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon is this Sunday, Nov. 19, and for those of you who want to drive, not run, in the city between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m., we’ve got the full list of road closures.

According to the Philadelphia Police the following roads are closed on Sunday:

  • Kelly Drive - the entire length / 6:00AM to 3:00PM
  • Martin Luther King Drive - the entire length / 6:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Eakins Oval/Parkway - Art Museum to 22nd Street / 4:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Ben Franklin Parkway - 16th Street to 20th Street / 6:00AM to 9:30AM
  • Ben Franklin Parkway - 20th Street to 22nd Street / 6:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Arch Street - 16th Street to 4th Street / 7:00AM to 8:00AM
  • 4th Street - Arch Street to Race Street / 7:00AM to 8:00AM
  • Race Street - 4th Street to Columbus Blvd / 7:00AM to 8:15AM
  • Columbus Boulevard (S/B lanes) - Vine Street to Washington Avenue / 7:15AM to 8:30AM
  • S/B I-95 at Washington Avenue / 7:15AM to 8:15AM
  • Washington Avenue - Columbus Boulevard to Front Street / 7:30AM to 8:15AM
  • Front Street - Washington Avenue to South Street / 7:15AM to 8:30AM
  • South Street - Front Street to 6th Street / 7:15AM to 9:00AM
  • 6th Street - South Street to Chestnut Street / 7:30AM to 9:00AM
  • Chestnut Street - 6th Street to 34th Street 7:30AM to 9:30AM
  • W/B I-76 at 30th Street Exit / 7:30AM to 9:00AM
  • 34th Street - Chestnut Street to Girard Avenue / 7:30AM to 10:00AM
  • W/B I-76 at Girard Avenue Exit / 7:30AM to 10:00AM
  • Ridge Avenue - Midvale Avenue to School House Lane / 8:00AM to 1:00PM
  • Main Street - Ridge Avenue to Green Lane / 8:00AM to 1:00PM

All numbered streets crossing the Parkway, except for 21st & 22nd Streets will be open.  Cross traffic throughout the marathon will be pulled through the gaps in the race. Sufficient police personnel will be assigned, but delays can be expected.

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