Road closures and detours for the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon

KYW Staff
November 23, 2019 - 9:25 am
Runners kicking off the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon weekend with the half marathon

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The following closures and detours are in effect this weekend due to the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon:

The I-676 off-ramps at 22nd Street (westbound) and 23rd Street (eastbound) are closed through Sunday, November 24 at 4 a.m. for event security preparation. Ramps at 15th and Broad Streets may also close as needed.
The eastbound I-76 off-ramp at Spring Garden has a soft close at 4 a.m. and hard close at 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday November 24.

The following streets will be affected across the city on Saturday, November 23:

17th Street, from Arch Street to Vine Street.
18th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
19th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
20th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
21st Street, from Arch Street to Spring Garden Street
22nd Street, from Arch Street to Spring Garden Street
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 16th Street to 22nd Street
Market Street, from 6th Street to 16th Street
Chestnut Street, from 5th Street to 8th Street
6th Street, from Market Street to Chestnut Street
5th Street, from Chestnut Street to Race Street
South Penn Square
Juniper Street, from Chestnut Street to Market Street
John F. Kennedy Boulevard, from Juniper Street to 17th Street
15th Street, from Race Street to Chestnut Street
16th Street, from Chestnut Street to Race Street
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 Street to 7th Street
6th Street, from Bainbridge Street to Locust Street
Lombard Street, from 5th Street to Broad Street
13th Street, from Bainbridge Street to Chestnut Street
Walnut Street, from 12th Street to 34th Street
33rd Street, from Walnut Street to Spring Garden Street
34th Street, from Spring Garden Street to Girard Avenue
Spring Garden Street, from 32nd Street to 34th Street
Girard Avenue, 33rd Street to 38th Street
33rd Street, from Girard Avenue to Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Reservoir Drive from 33rd to Diamond
Mt. Pleasant Drive
Fountain Green Drive
Kelly Drive

All streets (with the exception of Eakins Oval) are scheduled to be reopened by 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23. Eakins Oval will be opened by 5 p.m. The inner drive of the Parkway (inbound), from Binswanger Triangle to 22nd Street will be closed until Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m.

The following streets will be affected across the city on Sunday, November 24:

17th Street, from Arch Street to Vine Street
18th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
19th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
20th Street, from Arch Street to Callowhill Street
21st Street, from Arch Street to Spring Garden Street
22nd Street, from Arch Street to Spring Garden Street
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 16th Street to 22nd Street
Arch Street, between 3rd Street and 16th Street
4th Street, between Arch Street and 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 Street to 7th Street
6th Street, from Bainbridge Street to Market Street
Chestnut Street, from 6th Street to 23rd Street
22nd Street, from Locust Street to Market Street
Walnut Street, from 21st Street to 34th Street
33rd Street, from Walnut Street to Chestnut Street
Chestnut Street, from 33rd Street to 34th Street
34th Street, from Chestnut Street to Girard Avenue
Lansdowne Drive, from Girard Avenue to South Concourse Drive
South Concourse Drive, from Lansdowne to West Memorial Hall Drive
East Memorial Hall Drive, from South Concourse to Avenue of the Republic
Avenue of the Republic, from East Memorial Hall Drive to Catholic Fountain
Belmont Avenue, Montgomery to Parkside Avenue
States Drive to Lansdowne Drive
Lansdowne Drive to Black Road
Black Road
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Kelly Drive
The Falls Bridge
Ridge Avenue, from Schoolhouse Lane to Manayunk Avenue
Main Street, from Ridge Avenue to Conarroe Street

In addition, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (22nd Street to Eakins Oval) will be closed, from 2 a.m. until 5 p.m. Other streets along the race course will reopened as runners pass by and the streets are cleaned.

All streets are scheduled to be reopened by 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 24.

Detours on the bus routes listed below are scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Select buses will operate on different routing during the Half Marathon and the Marathon. Half Marathon detours are expected to end at approximately 10:30 a.m. Service is subject to change. Re-routing information can be found on the SEPTA System Status site.

Routes K-12

K, R, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12
Routes 16-31

16, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 31
Routes 32-47

32, 33, 35, 38, 40, 42, 43, 47
Routes 47M-125

47M, 48, 57, 61, 64, 65, 124/125, Trolley Route 15 (Bus)

Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43, and 48 will operate on a temporary detour to allow for the setup of marathon events on Ben Franklin Parkway between Eakins Oval and 20th Street.

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