Several Streets To Be Closed Sunday For Dallas Marathon

Kristin Weisell
December 07, 2018 - 12:21 pm
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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The BMW Dallas Marathon is on Sunday morning, and many streets are already partially closed down to prepare for the runners. 

Staging and setup will impact traffic around the Central Business District starting today through Sunday, December 9 at 10:00 p.m.

Dallas Marathon officials say many more street will be closed around the downtown area on the day of the race.

Despite the expected cold temperatures, the marathon will go on. It would only be cancelled if severe weather occurs.

This is the 48th year for the Dallas Marathon and funds raised go toward Texas Scottish Rite Children's Hospital.

There are also several marathon related events leading up to Sunday's race. Those include a health and fitness expo at the convention center, plus a 10K and 5K run on Saturday. 

Thursday, December 6

  • Marilla Street – All lanes closed from Young Street to Akard Street and from Ervay Street to the west side of the Parking Company of America Parking Lot, at 702 South Ervay Street, from 7 a.m. on December 5 through 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Browder Street – All lanes closed from Young Street to the north side of City Hall horseshoe from 9 a.m. on December 5 through 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Ervay Street from Canton Street to Young Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Akard Street – Partial closure of the interior median lanes north of Marilla Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • City Hall Garage – The entrance/exit on Young Street will be closed from 9 a.m. on December 6 through 10 p.m. on December 9 (access will be from Akard Street/Canton Street with City of Dallas credentials)

 Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9

In addition to the streets above, the following streets will be closed:

  • Young Street – All lanes closed from Field Street to St. Paul Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Ervay Street – All lanes closed from Canton Street to Young Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Akard Street – All Southbound lanes closed from Young Street to Canton Street and northbound lanes from Wood Street to Canton Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Field Street All lanes closed from the south side of the Dallas Federal Credit Union dock entrance to Young Street from 9 a.m. through 8 p.m. on December 9
  • Griffin Street – All lanes closed from Ceremonial Drive to Young Street from 3 p.m. on December 8 through 10 p.m. on December 9
  • Ceremonial Drive – Closed on the east side of Griffin Street at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas Shuttle Drop-off from 7 p.m. on December 8 through 10 p.m. on December 9. Ceremonial Drive, west of Griffin Street will remain open. (Pedestrian access will not be affected)
  • City Hall Horseshoe - Closed from 7 p.m. on December 7 through 6 a.m. on December 10

Saturday, December 8

  • Young Street – All lanes closed from S. Pearl Expressway to S. Market Street
  • Market Street – All lanes closed from Young Street to Main Street
  • Main Street – All lanes closed from Commerce Street to S. Walton Street
  • Walton Street – All lanes closed from Main Street to Commerce Street
  • Commerce Street – All lanes closed from Houston Street to North Riverfront Boulevard
  • North Riverfront Boulevard – All lanes closed from Commerce Street to Continental Avenue
  • Continental Avenue – All lanes closed from N. Riverfront Boulevard to the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge
  • South Lamar Street – All lanes closed from Main Street to Young Street
  • South Walton Street – All lanes closed from Main Street to Commerce Street
  • South Cesar Chavez Boulevard – All lanes closed from Main Street to Canton Street
  • Elm Street – All lanes closed from Houston Street to Commerce Street
  • South Good Latimer Expressway – All lanes closed from Main Street to Canton Street
  • Canton Street – All lanes closed from South Good Latimer Expressway onto Young Street

Sunday, December 9 – BMW Dallas Marathon

Intermittent traffic control will be used to ensure the safety of marathon participants, spectators and nearby residents throughout the race. Please note the turn by turn details for the BMW Dallas Marathon:

  • Start West from Marilla Street
  • West on Young Street
  • North / Right on Market Street
  • West / Left on Main Street
  • West / Straight onto Commerce Street
  • North / Right on Riverfront Boulevard
  • East / Right on Continental Avenue
  • East / Straight onto Lamar Street
  • North / Left onto Houston Street
  • East / Right on Olive Street
  • North / Left on Cedar Springs Road
  • North / Straight onto Turtle Creek Boulevard
  • North / Straight onto Lakeside Boulevard
  • East / Right on Armstrong Avenue
  • North / Left on Highland Drive
  • Northeast / Right on Drexel Drive
  • East / Right on Beverly Drive
  • North / Left on Sewanee Avenue
  • East / Right on Cornell Avenue
  • South / Right on Airline Road
  • South / Straight onto Central Expressway SB Access Road
  • East / Left on McCommas Boulevard
  • North / Right on Glencoe Street
  • East / Right on Martel Avenue, exchange adjacent to Glencoe Park
  • South / Right on McMillan Ave to rejoin course at McCommas Boulevard
  • East on McCommas Blvd to Greenville Avenue
  • South / Right on Greenville Avenue
  • East / Left on Richmond Avenue
  • E on Richmond Ave thru Skillman Street
  • North / Left on Alderson Street
  • East / Right on Belmont Avenue
  • East / Straight onto Lakewood Boulevard
  • Southeast / Right on Tokalon Drive
  • Southeast / Right on Winstead Drive
  • Northeast / Left on White Rock Road
  • North / Left on W. Lawther Drive
  • Continue N along W side of White Rock Lake on W Lawther Drive
  • East onto Mockingbird Lane
  • South / Right on Scout Hill Drive
  • South / Left on E. Lawther Drive
  • Continue South along E side of White Rock Lake on E. Lawther Drive
  • South / Straight onto White Rock Lake Trail
  • Southwest / Straight on White Rock Lake Trail along Garland Road
  • Exit White Rock Lake Trail
  • North / Right on Winsted Drive
  • Southwest / Left on Tokalon Drive
  • West / Left on Lakewood Boulevard
  • West / Straight onto Belmont Avenue
  • South / Left on Alderson Street
  • West / Right on Richmond Avenue
  • South / Left on Skillman Street
  • Southwest / Right on Swiss Avenue
  • South / Left on Fitzhugh Avenue
  • Southwest / Right on Gaston Avenue
  • Southeast / Left on Haskell Avenue
  • Southwest / Right on Elm Street
  • South / Left on Exposition Avenue
  • West / Right on Main Street
  • South / Left on Good Latimer Expressway
  • West / Right on Canton Street
  • West / Straight onto Young Street
  • South / Left on Ervay Street
  • West / Right on Marilla Street to finish line just before Akard Street

 For a full list of street closures related to this weekend’s events, please utilize the following tools: