Boston Marathon 2019: Route, begin time, avenue closures, MBTA information
On Monday April 15, the 123rd Boston Marathon will happen and greater than 30,000 members and roughly a million spectators will crowd the streets of Boston and the Better Boston area. In line with the Metropolis of Boston, a number of streets can be closed for the Boston Marathon starting as early as 3:30 a.m. on Monday.
Whether or not you’re planning to be a spectator in the course of the race or must navigate the Boston space or close by suburbs, right here’s what it is advisable know in regards to the Boston Marathon together with begin time, route, avenue closures and MTBA service modifications which will have an effect on your commute.
Boston Marathon 2019 begin occasions
The 123rd annual Boston Marathon kicks off Monday, April 15 at 9 a.m. EST. In line with the Boston Athletic Affiliation, there are 9 completely different begin occasions based mostly on completely different divisions and applications.
Males’s Wheelchair — 9:02 a.m.
Ladies’s Wheelchair — 9:04 a.m.
Handcycles & Duos — 9:25 a.m.
Elite Ladies — 9:32 a.m.
Elite Males — 10 a.m.
Wave One — 10:02 a.m.
Wave Two — 10:25 a.m.
Wave Three — 10:50 a.m.
Wave 4 — 11:15 a.m.
All Boston Marathon begin occasions are tentative and are topic to alter.
Boston Marathon start line, route, interactive map
The Boston Marathon will start in Hopkinton and can transfer its means by way of a number of cities and cities within the Better Boston Space together with Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton and Brookline. The 26.2-mile race will end on Boylston Avenue in Boston.
The Boston Athletic Affiliation has an interactive map that features vital info together with mile markers, finest viewing areas, and the place medical stations are positioned alongside the marathon route.
Click on/faucet the map to go to the interactive model on the BAA web site.
2019 Boston Marathon avenue closures
The next streets and roads can be closed alongside areas alongside the Boston Marathon route:
Hopkinton: 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ashland: 7:15 a.m -1:45 p.m.
Framingham: 8:30 a.m. -2:15 p.m.
Natick: 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Wellesley: 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Newton: Eight a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Brookline: 9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
3:30 a.m. – Berkley Avenue and Boylston Avenue
Berkeley Avenue, St. James Avenue to Newbury Avenue
Boylston Avenue, Berkeley Avenue to Arlington Avenue
5 a.m. – Boston Frequent space
Boylston Avenue, Tremont Avenue to Arlington Avenue
Charles Avenue, Park Plaza to Beacon Avenue
Boston avenue closures for Marathon Monday
6 a.m. – Again Bay
Boylston Avenue, Hereford Avenue to Berkeley Avenue
Eight a.m. – Again Bay
Clarendon Avenue, St. James Avenue to Newbury Avenue
Dartmouth Avenue, St. James Avenue to Newbury Avenue
Exeter Avenue, Newbury Avenue to Huntington Avenue
Ring Highway, Huntington Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Fairfield Avenue, Newbury Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Gloucester Avenue, Newbury Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Windfall Avenue, Arlington Avenue to Berkeley Avenue
Trinity Place, St. James Avenue to Massachusetts Turnpike on-ramp
Boylston Avenue, Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Avenue
Newbury Avenue, Arlington Avenue to Charlesgate East
St. James Avenue, Arlington Avenue to Dartmouth Avenue
Huntington Avenue (outbound), Dartmouth Avenue to Belvidere Avenue
Stuart Avenue, Arlington Avenue to Dartmouth Avenue
Blagden Avenue, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Avenue
Berkeley Avenue, Columbus Avenue to Newbury Avenue
Clarendon Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
Dartmouth Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus Avenue
Exeter Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Huntington Avenue
Fairfield Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Gloucester Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Hereford Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Dalton Avenue, Belvidere Avenue to Boylston Avenue
Belvidere Avenue, Huntington Avenue to Dalton Avenue
Eight a.m. – Kenmore Sq.
Beacon Avenue, Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue
Brookline Avenue, Lansdowne Avenue to Commonwealth Avenue
Newbury Avenue Extension, Brookline Avenue to Charlesgate West
Commonwealth Avenue (inbound), from BU Bridge to Gloucester Avenue
Commonwealth Avenue (outbound), Hereford Avenue to Deerfield Avenue
Kenmore Avenue, Newbury Avenue Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)
Raleigh Avenue, Beacon Avenue Extension to Commonwealth Avenue (outbound)
8:30 a.m. – Brighton
Commonwealth Avenue, Beacon Avenue to Gloucester Avenue, and from the Newton
Metropolis Line (Lake Avenue) to Chestnut Hill Avenue
Beacon Avenue, Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline city line (Cleveland Circle)
Chestnut Hill Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue to Brookline city line at Ayr Highway
In line with the Boston Mayor’s Workplace, Boylston Avenue will reopen at Eight p.m. All different streets will reopen at 7 p.m.
Boston Marathon 2019 MBTA service modifications
In line with the MBTA, Copley station can be closed all Monday The Berkeley Avenue entrance at Arlington Station will aslo be closed on Monday for the marathon.
The next stations can be closed on the Inexperienced Line from 10 a.m. to six p.m. in the course of the marathon:
South Avenue (B department)
Kent Avenue (C department)
St. Mary’s Avenue (C department)
The MBTA notes that every one subway traces will function on a daily weekday schedule with rush-hour service earlier than and after the race.
For detailed and up-to-date transit info for subways, buses and the commuter rail, go to the MBTA web site.