TPD: Expect road closures Sunday for Tallahassee Marathon

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By: Mariel Carbone | WCTV Eyewitness News
February 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Thousands of runners will lace up their shoes this weekend for the 44th annual Tallahassee Marathon.

With runners racing through downtown, midtown and college town, law enforcement is warning drivers to be patient and expect road closures.

"Rain, snow or shine it is going to happen. This is a big event. A lot of intersections will be closed, the runners do have the right of way. We do ask everyone to be patient. The officers will open up the roadways once the runners have crossed the intersection,” said Tallahassee Police Officer Damon Miller.

Roads may be closed in the surrounding areas from 5 a.m. through 2:30 p.m.

Closures are as follow:

  • Monroe Street from Apalachee Pkwy to Tennessee Street (6 am – approximately 9 am)
  • Monroe side streets from Adams Street to Calhoun Street: E Pensacola, Jefferson, College, Park and Call. (6 am – approximately 9 am)
  • Gamble Street (Lake Bradford to Disston)
  • No traffic east on Springsax Road from Springhill Road
  • No traffic north on Ridge Road from Sunnyside Drive
  • No traffic north on Duval Street from Gaines Street (5 am -2:30 pm)
  • No traffic north on Thomasville Road from Monroe Street (7 am – approximately 9 am)
  • No traffic south on Calhoun Street (Thomasville Road to Tennessee Street) (7 am – approximately 9 am)

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