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Road closures for the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon

The gun sounds the start to the 41st Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Dennis Foley)

WASHINGTON – The 42nd Marine Corps Marathon, which steps off just before 8 a.m. Sunday, will trigger road closures in D.C. and Arlington, Virginia, starting in the predawn hours and lasting in some cases until evening.

See a map of the closures, including driving advice from WTOP’s Dave Dildine (click on the car icons):

And see the list of the closures, courtesy of the police departments in Arlington County and D.C.:

In Arlington County

  • 3:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.: Marshall Drive from North Meade Street to Route 110
  • 3:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.: North Meade Street from Marshall Drive to Lynn Street
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: Route 110 from I-66 to Jefferson Davis Highway
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: Wilson Boulevard from North Nash Street to Route 110
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: Lynn Street from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: Fort Myer Drive from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: North Moore Street from Wilson Boulevard to Lee Highway
  • 3:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.: 19th Street North from Lynn Street to North Nash Street
  • 3:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.: Route 110 ramp from Washington Blvd. to Pentagon North parking
  • 5:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.: Exit 8B, Southbound 395 exit to Southbound Route 1. Motorists seeking to enter Crystal City are advised to continue south, take exit 7 (Glebe Road), and make a left at the traffic signal to travel south on Glebe Road.  Continue south for approximately 2 miles, where Glebe Road intersects with both S. Eads Street and Route 1. Both thoroughfares lead into Crystal City.
  • 6:30 a.m. – noon: Lee Highway (eastbound) from Lynn Street to North Kirkwood Street
  • 6:30 a.m. – noon: Spout Run Parkway from southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) to Lee Highway
  • 6:30 a.m. – noon: GWMP from Spout Run to Memorial Circle Drive
  • 6:30 a.m. – noon: Francis Scott Key Bridge (all lanes)
  • 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.: HOV lanes from 14th Street SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street
  • 5 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.: South Eads Street from South Rotary Road to Army Navy Drive
  • 5 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.: Army Navy Drive from South Fern Street to 12th Street South
  • 7:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.: 15th Street South from Crystal Drive to South Eads Street
  • 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.: 12th Street South from Army Navy Drive to Crystal Drive
  • 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Crystal Drive from 12th Street South to 23rd Street South
  • 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Longbridge Drive from 12th Street South to I-395
  • 3:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Boundary Channel Drive from I-395 to Pentagon North Parking
  • 3:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Washington Blvd. from Columbia Pike to Memorial Circle (southbound lanes will reopen at about 9:30 a.m.)

In D.C.

The D.C. police say the following roads will be closed beginning at 5 a.m. and will reopen by 1 p.m.:

  • Francis Scott Key Bridge
  • Canal Road NW from M Street NW to Reservoir Road NW (local traffic only up to 44th Street and Foxhall Road NW)
  • Reservoir Road NW from MacArthur Boulevard NW to Canal Road NW (local traffic only up to 44th Street and Foxhall Road NW)
  • MacArthur Boulevard NW from Foxhall Road NW to Reservoir Road NW (local traffic only up to 44th Street and Foxhall Road NW)
  • Foxhall Road NW from Canal Road NW to MacArthur Boulevard NW (local traffic only up to 44th Street and Foxhall Road 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 will be 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 from 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 the 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.


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