2017-04-26 / Front Page

Road closures for LI Marathon on Sunday

The Nassau County Police announced the following road closures and times today for the Long Island Marathon, which will take place on Sunday.

Roads may be closed earlier, may remain closed longer, or may reopen sooner than the times posted here. All times listed are approximate.


Road                                                               Closes                                    Reopens

 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           5:00 A.M.                               10:00 A.M.   

(Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           7:00 A.M.                               10:00 A.M.

(Except above)

 Merrick Avenue                                          7:00 A.M                                10:00 A.M.

(North of Hempstead Turnpike)

 Old Country Road                                       7:40 A.M.                               10:00 A.M.

(Post Ave. to School Street)

 School Street                                               7:40 A.M.                               10:00 A.M.

(Old Country Road to Railroad Ave.)

 Salisbury Park Drive                                 7:50 A.M.                                  2:00 P.M.

 Railroad Avenue                                          7:50 A.M.                               10:00 A.M.

 Post Avenue                                                  7:50 A.M.                               10:30 A.M.

(Railroad Ave. to Jericho Turnpike)

 Jericho Turnpike *                                    7:50 A.M.                               11:00 A.M.

(Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Road)

 Brush Hollow Road  **                              7:50 A.M.                               11:30 A.M.

 Carman Avenue                                           7:50 A.M.                                  2:00 P.M.

(Old Country Rd. to Nottingham Rd.)

 Wantagh Parkway                                      7:00 A.M.                                  3:00 P.M.

 Other Closures:

 •Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway will be closed.

•All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed

•Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 5:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.

•Eisenhower Park's Park Blvd. will not allow through traffic between 7:15 A.M and 10:00 A.M. The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to the park will be open throughout the day for Golf and Carltun guests, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10:00 A.M.

*    Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike will remain open

** Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open

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