Weekend road closures for the Rochester Marathon

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The Rochester Marathon will take place this weekend, affecting traffic in Northwest Rochester.

The Rochester 5K & Kids Marathon will also take place on Saturday,affecting traffic on the following streets:

Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17:

Closed from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m.:
       Morrie Silver Way from Oak Street to Verona Street

Saturday, Sept. 16:

Closed at 7:45 a.m.:

       Plymouth Avenue from Main Street to Brown Street;
       Morrie Silver Way from Verona Street to State Street;
       Verona Street from Brown Street to Morrie Silver Way;
       State Street from Brown Street to Andrews Street;
       The Inner Loop

Sunday, Sept. 17:

The marathon begins at 7:30 a.m. at Maplewood Drive in Maplewood Park near the tennis courts. The course closes at 2 p.m., however, roads will be re-opened as the final runner passes each checkpoint. For more specific closure timeframes, visit www.rochestermarathon.com/race-weekend/must-read-communications.

Closed at 6 a.m.:
       Maplewood Avenue from Maplewood Drive to dead end at the Maplewood Rose Garden;
       Bridgeview Drive from Route 104 to Keehl Street;
       Maplewood Drive from Keehl Street to Lake Avenue;
       Petten Street from Lake Avenue to the Genesee River;
       Driving Park Bridge;
       Smith Street Bridge;
       Cataract Street from St. Paul Street to the dead end;
       Morrie Silver Way from Verona Street to State Street;
       Platt Street from State Street to Mill Street;
       North Plymouth Avenue from Allen Street to Brown Street;
       State Street between Brown Street and Allen Street;
       Colonel Patrick O’Rorke Bridge: traffic will be allowed to cross the bridge but the lift will remain closed and will not open for boat traffic from 4 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Motorists should anticipate heavy traffic along State Street due to people traveling to Frontier Field for the event.

Please note, while streets are closed local residential traffic will be delayed but accommodated. The Rochester Police Department will divert traffic around closed areas. 

Parking will be available at Frontier Field parking lots C and D and be accessed via West Main Street to Broad Street to Morrie Silver Way. Additional event parking will be available at the Sister Cities Garage, 28 N. Fitzhugh St. 

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