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Weekend traffic forecast for March 30

Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the Monument Avenue 10K. The event is expected to have over 40,000 participants and cause major traffic delays. Here’s the details on what closures you should be aware of Saturday:

  • 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.

For the first time ever there will also be a shuttle service. For details on that click here.


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