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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public that the 2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019. In order to facilitate this event, there will be no vehicular traffic allowed along the routes of the race.

The race is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:30 am; however some street closures will begin as early as 2:00 am. All streets affected by this event are expected to be reopened at approximately 3:00 pm.

The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.

 

RACE ROUTES / STREET CLOSURES

Half Marathon/Full Marathon Turns:

 

  • Start on Constitution Avenue, NW just east of 14th Street, NW
  • Right on Virginia Avenue, NW
  • Right on 18th Street, NW
  • Left on E Street NW (eastbound lanes)
  • Left on 19th Street, NW
  • Right on Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Left on 23rd Street, NW
  • Enter Lincoln Memorial Circle
  • Merge right onto Parkway Dr/Beach Volleyball Courts
  • Continue straight onto Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy
  • Right at Virginia Avenue, NW and merge onto I Street, NW
  • Continue on I Street, NW to Potomac River Freeway
  • Right onto Potomac River Freeway and continue south to horseshoe turn
  • Continue north on Potomac River Freeway
  • Exit left onto 27th Street, NW
  • Right onto Virginia Avenue, NW
  • Right onto Rock Creek Parkway
  • Continue north on Rock Creek Parkway
  • Merge Left on Shoreham Drive, NW
  • Right on Calvert Street, NW
  • Merge Right on Adams Mill Road, NW
  • Left on Columbia Road, NW
  • Right on Harvard Street, NW
  • Right on 5th Street, NW
  • Merge onto 4th Street, NW
  • Left on Bryant Street, NW
  • Right on N. Capitol Street, NW
  • Left on K Street, NE
  • Right on 4th Street, NE
  • Left on H Street, NE
  • Right on 13th Street, NE
  • Left on Constitution Avenue, NE
  • Left on N. Carolina Avenue, NE

 

FULL MARATHON/HALF MARATHON SPLIT

 

Half Marathon Turns only:

 

  • Continue east on N. Carolina Avenue, NE
  • Merge onto C Street, NE
  • Merge right onto 22nd Street, NE
  • Turn right onto E. Capitol Street, NE
  • Half Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)

 

Marathon Turns only:

 

  • Continue east on N. Carolina Avenue (in westbound lanes)
  • Merge onto C Street, NE (in westbound lanes)
  • Continue east on C Street, NE (in westbound lanes)
  • Continue east on E. Capitol Street/Whitney Young Bridge (in westbound lanes)
  • Left on ramp to Minnesota Avenue, NE
  • Left on Minnesota Avenue, NE
  • Continue south on Minnesota Avenue, SE
  • Left on Ely Place, SE
  • Right on Ridge Road, SE
  • Right on Ft. Davis Drive, SE
  • U-Turn on Ft. Davis Drive just north of Massachusetts Avenue, SE
  • Continue north on Ft. Davis Drive, SE
  • Left on Ft. Dupont Drive, SE
  • Right on Randle Circle, SE
  • Right on K Street, SE
  • Left on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
  • Left on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
  • Right turn on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE at L’Enfant Square, SE
  • Continue straight on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
  • Left on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
  • Right on Nicholson Street, SE
  • Left on Anacostia Drive, SE
  • U-Turn on Anacostia Drive, SE near Good Hope Road
  • Continue north on Anacostia Drive
  • Continue on Anacostia Drive around Roller Rink (clockwise)
  • Merge left on Anacostia Drive from Roller Rink loop
  • Left on Nicholson Street, SE
  • Left on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
  • Right on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
  • Left on Pennsylvania Avenue, @ L’Enfant Square, SE
  • Continue straight on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
  • Right on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
  • Right on K Street, SE
  • Left on Randle Circle, SE
  • Left on Ft. Dupont Drive, SE
  • Left on Ft. Davis Drive, SE
  • Left on Ridge Road, SE
  • Left on Ely Place, SE
  • Right on Minnesota Avenue, SE
  • Right onto off ramp to E. Capitol Street, NE
  • Right onto E. Capitol Street, NE
  • Continue west on E. Capitol Street, NE across Whitney Young Bridge
  • Merge onto C Street, NE
  • Left on 21st Street, NE
  • Left on 22nd Street, NE
  • Right on E. Capitol Street, NE
  • Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)

 

 

For an additional map of street closures, go to: www.runrocknroll.com/dc

Also, download the FREE Waze navigation app on your smart phone to help avoid road closures on race weekend.

Metered Traffic Locations

Metered traffic locations are intersections that vehicles will be allowed to cross by a MPD Officer when safe to do so.

 

Rock 'n' Roll DC: Metering Points - Saturday, March 9, 2019

Street Closed

Metering Intersection

Metering Start Time

Metering End Time

Direction

H Street, NE

8th Street, NE

7:00 AM

1:00 PM

North/Southbound

Minnesota Avenue, SE

Nelson Place, SE

8:00 AM

1:15 PM

East/westbound

M Street, SE

8:00 AM

1:15 PM

East/westbound

M Place, SE

8:00 AM

1:15 PM

East/westbound

B Street, SE

8:00 AM

1:15 PM

East/westbound

13th Street, NE

Maryland Ave, NE

8:00 AM

1:15 PM

East/westbound

 

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events. These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.