Watch out for roads affected by Illinois Marathon


Mark Capapas

Participants of the Illinois Half Marathon run on Green Street on Saturday.

By Samantha Boyle, News Editor

This Saturday, the Illinois Marathon will affect several roads along the race route, closing streets around campus as early as 6 a.m. Pulsing traffic will be let across the roads when possible. The roads will reopen again at different times depending on the peak running times. However, the last roads are expected to be cleared by 2:15 p.m.

Listed below are the roads that will be closed:

Start of Race on St. Mary’s Road

First Street from St. Mary’s Road to Green Street

Green Street from First Street to Race Street

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    Green Street from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street

    Race Street from Green Street to Main Street

    Main Street from Race Street to Cottage Grove Avenue

    Cottage Grove Avenue and Philo Road from Main Street to Washington Street

    Washington Street from Philo Road to Kinch Street

    Kinch Street from Washington Street to Florida Avenue

    Florida Avenue from Kinch Street to Smith Road and Stone Creek Boulevard

    Stone Creek Boulevard from Smith Road to Amber Lane

    Amber Lane from Stone Creek Boulevard to Philo Road

    McHenry Street from Philo Road to Vine Street

    Vine Street from McHenry Street to Windsor Road

    Windsor Road from Philo Road to Race Street

    Race Street from Windsor Road to Pennsylvania Avenue

    Pennsylvania Avenue from Race Street to Sixth Street

    Sixth Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to Gregory Drive

    Gregory Drive from Sixth Street to Euclid Street

    Euclid Street from Gregory Drive to Peabody Drive

    Peabody Drive to end of race at Memorial Stadium

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