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    LA Marathon: Freeway ramps and street closures for the March 17 race
    • March 14, 2024

    The 39th Los Angeles Marathon on March 17, sponsored by Asics, kicks off at the starting line at Dodger Stadium and ends at the finish line in Century City.

    Participants will end their 26.2 mile experience — 40% are first-time marathon runners — at the finish line on Santa Monica Boulevard at Avenue of the Stars.

    Here are the numerous freeway ramps and street closures to be aware of on March 16-17 along the L.A. Marathon route. Motorists should anticipate delays, plan ahead and choose alternate routes.

    The Freeways

    Caltrans is scheduled to close the following freeway ramps and turn lanes of US Route 101, State Route-110 and Interstate 405 (also known as the 101, the 110 and the 405) from 3 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17. Be aware that the closures may start earlier or end later.

    For real-time freeway traffic information, go to the Caltrans Quickmap:

    Northbound SR-110 closures

    – Temple Street offramp

    – Hill Street/Stadium Way offramp

    Southbound SR-110 closures

    – Figueroa Street/Sunset Boulevard offramp

    – Stadium Way offramp

    – Hill Street offramp

    Northbound US-101 closures

    – Spring Street offramp

    – Grand Avenue offramp

    – Glendale Boulevard/Echo Park Avenue offramp

    – Sunset/Hollywood boulevards offramp

    – Left turn lane of Gower Street offramp

    – Right turn lane of Highland Avenue offramp

    Southbound US-101 closures

    – Broadway offramp

    – Temple Street offramp

    – Sunset/Hollywood boulevards offramp

    – Right turn lane of Gower Street

    – Right turn lane of Vine Street

    – Highland Avenue offramp

    Northbound I-405 closures

    – Westbound Wilshire Boulevard offramp

    Southbound I-405 closures

    – Left turn lane of Santa Monica Boulevard offramp

    – Wilshire Boulevard offramp

    The Streets

    Street closures begin at 4 a.m. Sunday. The marathon’s course is closed to vehicular traffic for 6 hours and 30 minutes beginning after the last runner has crossed the start line at Dodger Stadium.

    Street Closures

    – 4-9 a.m.: Elysian Park Avenue — between Dodger Stadium and Sunset Boulevard- 4-9:20 a.m.: Sunset Boulevard — between Park Avenue and Figueroa Street- 4-9:32 a.m.: Cesar Chavez Avenue — between Bunker Hill and Alameda Street- 4-9:35 a.m.: Broadway — between Cesar Chavez Avenue and Alpine Street- 4-9:35 a.m.: Alpine Street — between Hill and Alameda streets- 4-9:35 a.m.: Spring Street — between College and First streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: First Street — between Hope and San Pedro streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: Los Angeles Street — between Temple and Fifth streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: Fourth Street — between Los Angeles and Main streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: Main Street — between Fifth and Temple streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: Third Street — between San Pedro and Hill streets- 4-9:50 a.m.: Hill Street — between Fourth and Temple streets- 4-10:05 a.m.: First Street — between San Pedro and Hope streets- 4-10:05 a.m.: Grand Avenue — between Cesar Chavez Avenue and Second Street- 4-10:20 a.m.: Temple Street — between Alameda Street and Glendale Boulevard- 4-10:20 a.m.: Edgeware Road — between Temple and Boston streets- 4-10:20 a.m.: Bellevue Avenue — between Sunset and Glendale boulevards- 4-10:40 a.m.: Glendale Boulevard — between Temple Street and Sunset Boulevard- 4-11:10 a.m.: Sunset Boulevard — between Echo Park and Virgil avenues- 4 a.m.-noon: Hollywood Boulevard — between Hillhurst and La Brea avenues- 4 a.m.-noon: Orange Avenue — between Hollywood and Sunset boulevards- 5 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Sunset Boulevard — between Highland Avenue and Doheny Drive- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: San Vicente Boulevard — between Sunset Boulevard and Melrose Avenue- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: Santa Monica Boulevard — between La Cienega Boulevard and Sierra Drive- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: Doheny Drive — between Nemo Street and Wilshire Boulevard- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: Burton Way — between Robertson Boulevard and Rexford Drive- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: South Santa Monica Boulevard — between Rexford Drive and Moreno Boulevard- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: Rodeo Drive — between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards- 5 a.m.-1 p.m.: Wilshire Boulevard — between Beverly Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard- 5 a.m.-6 p.m.: Santa Monica Boulevard (westbound and eastbound lanes) — between Wilshire and Sepulveda boulevards- 5 a.m.-2:45 p.m.: Sepulveda Boulevard — between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards- 5 a.m.-2:20 p.m.: Wilshire Boulevard (westbound and eastbound lanes) — between Sepulveda Boulevard and Barrington Avenue- 5 a.m.-5 p.m.: San Vicente Boulevard — between Wilshire Boulevard and Saltaire Avenue

    Additional closures on March 16-17

    – 8 a.m. March 16 to 8 p.m. March 17: Avenue of the Stars between Santa Monica and Constellation boulevards.

    – 9 p.m. March 16 to 6 p.m. March 17: Santa Monica Boulevard (eastbound lanes early closure) between Avenue of the Stars and Century Park East

    – 8 a.m. March 16 to 8 p.m. March 17: Century Park East between Santa Monica and Constellation boulevards

    – 3-8 p.m. March 17: Century Park East between Constellation and Olympic boulevards

    Local access street closures — but streets not on the course itself

    For residents in local neighborhoods immediately affected in Los Angeles, Hollywood and West Hollywood, check information here:

    Details for 2024 LA Marathon Road Closures:

    West Hollywood 

    Parking will be prohibited along the marathon route. No parking signs will be posted prior to the event. Spectators looking for parking during the marathon in West Hollywood will find a directory of municipal lots and parking structures online. Find parking options here:

    Streets closures, from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m., in West Hollywood include

    – Sunset Boulevard — the route enters the city of West Hollywood from the city of Los Angeles, moving west along Sunset Boulevard

    – North San Vicente Boulevard

    – Santa Monica Boulevard

    – Doheny Drive

    – The marathon route exits the city of West Hollywood along Doheny Drive at Beverly Boulevard to the city of Beverly Hills

    For more information on street closures in West Hollywood, Event Street Closures, 323-848-6503. Marathon information in West Hollywood:

    Beverly Hills

    The Beverly Hills segment of the marathon, miles 16-17, enters at Doheny Drive, and participants run west on Burton Way to Rodeo Drive, then south on Rodeo to Wilshire Boulevard, then west to Santa Monica Boulevard.

    Streets closed from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Beverly Hills:

    – Doheny Drive — between North Santa Monica Boulevard and Burton Way- Burton Way — between Doheny Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard- South Santa Monica Boulevard — between Rexford and Rodeo drives- Rodeo Drive — between South Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards- Wilshire Boulevard — between Rodeo Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard- South Santa Monica Boulevard — between Wilshire Boulevard and Moreno Drive

    Also, there will be a detour in effect until 6 p.m. March 17 on the western border of Beverly Hills at Wilshire and North Santa Monica boulevards and also at Moreno Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard.

    Beverly Hills Police Department and detour message boards will direct motorists around the route in the city (Beverly Hills Facebook: Updates may be posted on the city of Beverly Hills Facebook:

    For updates on street closure on race day itself, from 5 a.m.-2 p.m., call the City of Beverly Hills Hotline: 310-550-4680.

    Details on the route in Beverly Hills, street closures and a map:

    Finish Line for spectators

    Family and friends of marathon participants and the public will be entertained musically by a DJ as they sit in the bleacher seating section or first-come, first-served seating on top of double decker Starline buses, from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Location, Santa Monica Boulevard at the corner of Avenue of the Stars, Century City.

    Finish Line Festival

    The LA Marathon’s official post-race event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A beer garden, presented by Heineken 0.0, is open 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (minimum age: 21). Location, Century Park, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City.

    Spectator parking includes the Century Park parking garage, 2049 Century Park East (parking garage is only accessible from westbound Olympic Avenue). Check for other parking structure options here:

    Details on the finish line for spectators, the festival, a map of the finish line and a map of the festival and beer garden:

    Race 2024 results and photos will be posted here:

    Details on the LA Marathon:

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