Charleston officials have announced road closures planned for Saturday morning's Charleston Marathon.
The closures will begin from the start of the marathon at 8 a.m. to approximately 10:30 a.m. within the City of Charleston.
The following downtown Charleston roads along the marathon route will be impacted, according to Charleston Police Sgt. Patrick McLaughlin:
- Lockwood Drive from Fishburne Street to Broad Street.
- Broad Street from Lockwood Drive to Ashley Avenue.
- Ashley Avenue from Broad Street to Tradd Street.
- Tradd Street from Ashley Avenue to Murray Boulevard.
- Murray Boulevard from Tradd Street to E. Battery Street.
- E. Battery Street from Murray Boulevard to S. Battery Street.
- S. Battery Street from E. Battery Street to King Street.
- King Street from S. Battery Street to Austin Avenue.
At that point, the race enters North Charleston, where the following roads will be closed or impacted:
- The King Street Extension.
- Meeting Street between the King Street Extension crossover to Burton Lane.
- Spruill Avenue & Burton Lane
- Viaduct Road: Half will be vehicles exiting the base the other half will be runners entering the base
- Hobson Avenue: Half for runners and half for vehicles
- Bainbridge Avenue: Half for runners and half for vehicles
- Riverfront Park roads
- Noisette Avenue
- Virginia Avenue from E. Montague Avenue to Buist Avenue
- McMillan Avenue: Half will be vehicles entering the base and half runners exiting the base
- Spruill Avenue from McMillan to Aragon Avenue
- Spruill Avenue and Buist Avenue
- Buist Avenue from Park Circle to Virginia Avenue
- E. Montague Avenue (CVS side) from Park Circle to Mixson Avenue
- Mixson Avenue to Laccawanna Boulevard
- Laccawanna Boulevard to Langley Street around School of the Arts
- Park Circle
- E. Montague Avenue from Jenkins Avenue to Virginia Avenue
- Jenkins Avenue from Buist Avenue to Empire Avenue
- Most of the roadways around North Charleston Elementary
- Most of the roadways around Quarterman’s Lake (Duck Pond)
There may be additional feeder roads that are also impacted, both cities said.
Police say each street will reopen as soon as possible after the race clears each street.
Proceeds from the Charleston Marathon go to Engaging Creative Minds, which funds fine arts programs in area county schools.
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