Dozens of major streets around the Houston area will be blocked for the full or half marathons.
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Streets close at 6 a.m., and re-open gradually as runners finish the race. Most streets are expected to be open by 2 p.m.
The following streets are some of the most heavily-traveled corridors in Houston affected by the race:
- Washington from Congress to Waugh (all lanes except one westbound curb lane from Franklin to Houston, and one eastbound curb lane from Studemont to Sawyer)
- West Gray/Inwood from Waugh to Kirby
- Kirby (northbound from Inwood to San Felipe, and southbound from San Felipe to Bissonnet
- Post Oak Boulevard northbound from Richmond to San Felipe
- Memorial Drive (westbound from Chimney Rock to 610, and eastbound from 610 to Shepherd)
- Allen Parkway from Shepherd to Bagby
- Montrose from Bissonnet to Main/Mecom Fountain
- Montrose (southbound from Bissonnet to Dallas, and northbound from Dallas to Allen Parkway)
- Avenida de las Americas from Polk to Rusk
- Congress from Crawford to Smith
- Smith from Congress to Franklin
Don't forget, if you are looking for a fast way to get around town, use the freeway system rather than surface streets.
For a complete list of street closures: http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/race-weekend/street-closures/
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