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Monument Ave. 10K travel tips

ROAD CLOSINGS:

  • The exit ramp from westbound downtown expressway to Belvidere will be closed from 6 AM to 3 PM on event day to allow shuttles to load and unload on Canal St.
  • Broad Street will be closed between Belvidere Street and Lombardy Street from 4 AM to Noon. The recommended detour for westbound traffic is right on Belvidere Street to 95 North. The recommended detour for eastbound traffic is left on Allen Avenue, right on Leigh Street, right on Belvidere. Motorists are encouraged to use I-95 as an alternate.
  • Park Avenue will close from Shafer Court to Lombardy Street/Stuart Circle from 6 AM to 9 AM.
  • Laurel Street will be closed between Main and Broad Street from 4 AM to 3 PM.
  • Franklin Street will be closed between Belvidere and Laurel from 5 PM Friday, March 30 until 3 PM March 31.
  • Franklin Street will be closed between Laurel and Stuart Circle from 4 AM to 3 PM.
  • Harrison Street will be closed from Park Avenue to Marshall from 4 AM to 2 PM.
  • Cathedral Place will close from Laurel to Shafer Court from 4 AM to 3 PM.
  • Lombardy Street will be closed between Broad Street and Hanover Avenue from 7 AM to 2:30 PM.
  • Hanover Avenue from Plum to Lombardy will be closed from 7 AM to 9 AM.
  • Grace Street will be closed between Belvidere Street and Allen Avenue from 7 AM to 12 PM.
  • Monument Avenue will be closed between Staples Mill Road and Stuart Circle (Lombardy Street) from 7 AM to 2:00 PM. The recommended detour for eastbound traffic is left on Staples Mill Road, right on Broad Street, left on Allen Avenue, right on Leigh Street, right on Belvidere Street. The recommended detour for westbound traffic is right on Belvidere Street, left on Leigh Street, left on Allen Avenue, right on Broad Street.
  • Chantilly Street will be closed from Monumental Street to Monument Avenue from 5 AM to 1 PM.
  • The Boulevard will be closed at Monument Avenue from 8:30 AM to 12 PM. The recommended detour for northbound traffic is left on Park Avenue, right on Thompson Street to 195. The recommended detour for southbound traffic is right on Grace Street, right on Thompson Street, left on Broad Street, left on Hamilton Street to 195.
  • Kent Road will be closed from Wythe to Monument Avenue from 4 AM to 2 PM.
  • Canal Street will be closed from 2nd Street to Belvidere from 5 AM until 3 PM.

RACE DAY PARKING:

We encourage participants to car pool to the race or run or ride a bike to the starting line if they live nearby. Free parking is available on streets throughout the area. We strongly recommend going east of Belvidere Street to find on-street parking and surface-lot parking. To lessen your chances of getting stuck in traffic, please avoid the Belvidere exits off of I-95 and I-195. Instead, go further east and exit on 3rd Street, Broad Street, or Franklin Street.

Paid parking ($5 per vehicle) is available in parking decks:

  • Henry St. Parking Deck - West (200 N. Henry St)
    Traveling west on Grace Street from downtown, the entrance to the deck will be located on your right at the intersection of Henry Street (one block east of Belvidere Street).
  • JL Lot (200 W. Cary St, entrance on Madison St.)
    Traveling east on Cary Street, cross Belvidere Street and make a left at the next block (Madison Street). The deck will be located on your right.
  • 801 W. Main Street (between Laurel and Cherry streets)
    Take I-195 to the Idlewood exit. Make a left turn onto Cherry Street to the entrance to the deck.
  • 1101 W. Cary Street (corner of Cary & Harrison St.)
    Traveling east on Cary Street, the deck will be located on your right at the intersection of Harrison Street.
  • 609 Bowe Street (next to the Siegel Center)
    Exit I-95 at the Boulevard and head south (right). Make a left turn onto Leigh Street. Travel east to Bowe Street and make a right turn (one block east of Lombardy). Go south and the parking deck will be on your left.
  • 100 S. Jefferson Street (between Cary and Canal Street)
    Traveling east on Cary Street, the deck will be located on your right at the intersection of Jefferson Street (two blocks east of Belvidere Street)

MOTORISTS NOT ATTENDING THE EVENT ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO USE I-95 AND I-195 AROUND THE CITY.

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