MLK Day + Rock n Roll Marathon closures

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION

This event will take place at Margaret T. Hance Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15.

The following streets will be closed starting from 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, through midnight Tuesday, Jan. 16:

 Moreland Street – First to Third streets Second Street – Culver to Willetta streets 

Local access will be maintained.

Police officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control.

All streets will open to normal traffic by midnight Tuesday, Jan. 16.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMERATIVE MARCH

This event will take place starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15.

The march will begin at 15th and Jefferson streets and will end at Third and Moreland streets.

The following streets will be restricted:

Washington Street – Third to 16th streets

Fifth Street – Washington to Roosevelt streets

Third Street – Roosevelt to Moreland streets

Police officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control.

All streets will open to normal traffic by 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15.

2018 ROCK ’N’ ROLL ARIZONA FULL MARATHON

This full marathon begins at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14.

This event starts in downtown Phoenix on Second Street at Van Buren Street (Arizona Center) and ends in Tempe (Rio Salado Parkway).

The following streets will be closed at 2 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14:

 Van Buren Street – Seventh Avenue to Fifth Street First Street – Polk to Monroe streets (including Van Buren Street) Second Street – Polk to Monroe streets (including Van Buren Street) Third Street - Polk to Monroe streets (including Van Buren Street) 

All driveways, entries and cross-streets (including Central and First avenues) along the route will be closed at 6 a.m.  Start times and the race routes are as follows:

Marathon Wheelchair Invitational Start – 7:45 a.m.

Marathon Start – 7:50 a.m.

 

 Van Buren Street – Fifth Street to Seventh Avenue Seventh Avenue – Van Buren Street to Missouri Avenue Missouri Avenue – Seventh Avenue to 24th Street 24th Street – Missouri Avenue to Camelback Road Camelback Road – 24th Street to Arcadia Drive Arcadia Drive – Camelback to Indian School roads Indian School Road – Arcadia Drive to Scottsdale Road Indian School Road – Scottsdale Road to 48th Street 48th Street – Indian School Road to Van Buren Street Van Buren Street – 48th Street to Mill Avenue Mill Avenue – Priest Drive to Sun Devil Stadium (finish) 

All other major/collector streets, local streets, and driveways will be closed along the route as the race approaches and reopened as it proceeds.  All streets will be open to normal traffic by 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14.

Police officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control and business access.

 

Note: The Rock’n’Roll Half-Marathon will be held in Scottsdale and Tempe at 7:50 a.m.

McDowell Road between 52nd Street and the Galvin Parkway will be closed and Galvin Parkway between McDowell Road and Van Buren Street will be restricted between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. during the half-marathon race.

Access to the Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Gardens will be maintained.

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