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Philadelphia Marathon 2016 street closures, SEPTA info and course map

Several roads will be closed this weekend to accommodate marathons in the city.

This weekend, many streets will be closed as thousands of runners and enthusiasts take part in marathons around the city, leading up to the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday.

On Saturday the city will host the Philadelphia Half Marathon, Rothman Institute 8K, and the Kids Fun Run.

The city has announced several road closures that will affect the city beginning Friday at 9:30 a.m.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18

Benjamin Franklin Parkway (outer lanes) will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will reopen at 3:30 p.m. to accommodate afternoon rush hour traffic.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19

Beginning as early as 2 a.m., streets closures will be in effect along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in areas between 20th and 25th streets. Other areas impacted will include Kelly Drive, Martin Luther King Drive and many streets in Center City.

The city will enforce “no-parking” regulations for all vehicles in the area. All vehicles along the Philadelphia Marathon route will be relocated starting at 2 a.m.

The following streets will be closed for the Philadelphia Half Marathon, Rothman Institute 8K, and the Kids Fun Run.

  • 18th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 19th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 20th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 21st Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets
  • 22nd Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 16th to 22nd streets
  • Arch Street, from 6th to 16th street
  • 6th Street, from Race to Market streets
  • Market Street, from 5thto 17th streets
  • East Penn Square
  • John F. Kennedy Blvd., from Juniper to 17th streets
  • 15th Street, from Race to Chestnut streets
  • 16th Street, from Chestnut to Race streets
  • Lansdowne Drive, from Girard Avenue to South Concourse Drive
  • Lansdowne Drive, to Centennial Circle
  • Black Road
  • Martin Luther King Drive
  • Green Drive, Ford Road, Chamounix Drive
  • Strawberry Mansion Drive, Dauphin Drive, Reservoir Drive
  • Edgely Drive, Randolph Drive, Mt. Pleasant Drive, Fountain Green Drive
  • Kelly Drive

Streets will reopen by 2 p.m. after participants have cleared the area.

SUNDAY, NOV. 20

The city will continue to enforce “no-parking” regulations on Sunday. All vehicles along the Philadelphia Marathon route will be relocated starting at 2 a.m. The Parkway, from 20th to 25th streets will be closed from 2 a.m. to 4 p.m. These streets will reopen after they are cleaned.

The following streets will be closed for the Philadelphia Marathon:

  • 18th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 19th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 20th Street, from Arch to Callowhill streets
  • 21st Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets
  • 22nd Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 22nd to 16th streets
  • Arch Street, between 16th to 3rd streets
  • 4th Street, between Arch to Vine streets
  • Race Street, from 6th Street to Columbus Boulevard
  • Columbus Boulevard (Southbound lanes), from Vine Street to Washington Avenue
  • Southbound off-ramp, from I-95 at Washington Avenue
  • Washington Avenue, from Columbus Boulevard to Front Street
  • Front Street, from Washington Avenue to South Street
  • South Street, from Front to 7th streets
  • 6th Street, from Bainbridge to Market streets
  • Chestnut Street, from 6th to 34th streets
  • 34th Street, Chestnut Street to Girard Avenue
  • Lansdowne Drive, from Girard Avenue to South Concourse Drive
  • South Concourse Drive, from Lansdowne to West Memorial Hall drives
  • West Memorial Hall Drive, from South Concourse to Avenue of the Republic
  • Avenue of the Republic, from West Memorial Hall Drive to Catholic Foundtain
  • Belmont Avenue, Montgomery to Parkside Avenue
  • Black Road
  • Martin Luther King Drive
  • Kelly Drive
  • The Falls Bridge
  • Ridge Avenue, from Schoolhouse Lane to Manayunk Avenue
  • Main Street, from Ridge Avenue to Green Lane

SEPTA INFO

SATURDAY

Bus routes 2, 4, 7, 16, 17, 23, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 43, 44, 45, 47, 47M, 48, 61, 124 and 125 will be detoured beginning at 6 a.m. They will return to their regular routes as the races come to an end.

SUNDAY

Beginning at 2 a.m. bus routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43 and 48 will be detoured to accommodate the setup for the Philadelphia Marathon.

Bus routes K, R, 2, 4, 5, 9, 12, 16, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 35, 40, 42, 44, 47, 47M, 57, 61, 64, 124 and 125 will detour beginning at 6 a.m. through the conclusion of the race on Sunday.

In addition, buses will replace the Route 10 and 15 trolleys to accommodate detours during the race.

Click here to see hi-res version of the map

 

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