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Boston Marathon 2019: Route, begin time, avenue closures, MBTA information

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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 Marathon street closures

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.


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