The JetBlue Long Beach Marathon is back in town Oct. 13—and with it, a long list of road closures to allow racers to traverse Downtown, the waterfront and the eastern and southeastern parts of the city.
Roads will be begin to close at 5 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Unless otherwise noted, the following road closures affect both sides of the street.
Roads will reopen at various times, some as early as 10 a.m. All roads are expected to reopen by 2 p.m.
The following roads will be affected:
- Shoreline Drive, northbound, from Shoreline Village to Ocean Boulevard (closure begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12)
- Shoreline Drive, from Shoreline Village Ocean Boulevard, (closure begins at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12)
- Pine Avenue, from Shoreline Drive to Seaside Way
- Queensway Bridge, from Shoreline Drive to the 710 Freeway
- Ocean Boulevard, from Livingston Drive to 54th Street
- Livingston Drive, from Termino Avenue to Broadway
- Nieto Avenue, from Appian Way to Broadway
- Appian Way, from Nieto Avenue to 3rd Street
- Third Street, from Appian Way to Paoli Way
- Marine Stadium from Nieto Avenue to Bayshore Avenue
- E. Colorado Street from Orlena Avenue to Appian Way
- Orlena Avenue from E. Colorado Street to 4th Street
- Fourth Street from Monrovia Avenue to Orlena Avenue
- Monrovia Avenue from Sixth Street to Fourth Street
- Sixth Street from Park Avenue to Monrovia Avenue
- Park Avenue from Anaheim Street to Appian Way
- Anaheim Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Park Avenue
- Clark Avenue, northbound, from Atherton Street to Anaheim Street
- Atherton Street, westbound, from Clark Avenue to Bellflower Boulevard
- Palo Verde Avenue, southbound, from Atherton Street to Anaheim Street
- Atherton Street, from Bellflower Boulevard to Palo Verde Avenue
- Ocean Boulevard, from Livingston Drive to Alamitos Avenue
Streets along the race course will be marked with “No Parking” signs, and vehicles in violation of the posted signs will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
Details about entering and exiting the affected neighborhoods of Belmont Shore, the Peninsula, Naples, Belmont Heights, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, Alamitos Beach, Park Estates and Los Altos can be found here.
Details about the marathon can be found at the event’s webpage.
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