Twin Cities in Motion

Spectator Information

Course Crossings & Road Closures

Minneapolis Road Closures and Crossings

Area around Mall of America Field (start line), Sunday, October 6:

From 5th Avenue to 11th Avenue and from 6th Street to 3rd Street will be closed at 5:00 a.m. for start line setup and will reopen at approximately 9:00 a.m.

 

Marathon Course: Traffic turning onto the course will be shutdown at 7:30a.m. Cross traffic will be allowed to flow until the wheel chair athletes begin to approach. Once cross traffic is closed, please refer to the chart below for crossings:

 

Mile - Crossing Points

Miles 0-1 - Use side streets to I-94 or 35W

- Head south and cross racecourse intermittently at Lake Street

 

Miles 3-8 - Head south and cross course intermittently at 50th

- Head to Nicollet and cross racecourse there

 

Miles 8-12 - If you are East of Parkway: Cross via 54th/ Diamond Lake Road

- If you are South of racecourse: Cross at 54th Street

- If you are North of racecourse: Go South to 50th, and East to Nicollet to cross racecourse

*Nicollet and 35W are North/South Crossings

 

Miles 12-15 - If you are North of racecourse: Cross at 46th or 42nd

- If you are South of racecourse: Cross at 56th Street

 

Miles 15-21 - Take nearest thru street to freeways

- Lake Street crosses the racecourse without delays

 

Saint Paul Road Closures and Crossings

Area around State Capitol:

John Ireland Blvd between 12th Street and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will close Thursday, October 3 at 9:00 a.m.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Aurora Avenue will close Friday, October 4 at 9:00am.

12th Street from Wabasha to John Ireland Blvd. will be closed Saturday, October 5 from 7:00 a.m. to noon and on Sunday, October 6 from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Course - Saturday: John Ireland Blvd. and Summit Avenue (to Pascal Street) will be closed at approx. 7:20 a.m. until approx. 11:30 a.m. Selby Avenue and Nina Street will be closed at approximately 7:20 a.m. but will reopen at approximately 8:00 a.m.

 

Course - Sunday: Traffic turning onto the course will be shutdown at 6:50 a.m. with intermittent traffic allowed to cross between approx. 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. After 9:00 a.m., cross traffic will again be closed until approx. 2:00 p.m. Please refer to the chart below for available crossings:

 

Mile - Crossing Points

Miles 20-21 - Take nearest thru street to freeways

- Lake Street crosses the racecourse without delays

 

Miles 21-26 - Take Ayd Mill or Grand Avenue into downtown Saint Paul and head around Capitol area

- Ford Parkway crosses the racecourse without delays

- I-35E through Downtown Saint Paul is an alternate route around the course