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Marathon street closures and parking restrictions in Richmond

11/13/2013, 11:39 a.m.

The Richmond Police Department (RPD) is asking motorists to be mindful of runners, parking restrictions and street closings through the city starting Friday night because of the Anthem Richmond Marathon on Saturday. The race has thousands of participants, including over 400 participating members of the National BlackMarathoners Association (NBMA).

Illegally parked vehicles on Broad Street will be towed starting at midnight Friday to make sure the course is clear.

"Drivers need to be patient and on the lookout for runners along the routes," noted the RPD. "Please be aware of signs restricting parking and detours throughout the city starting at 4 p.m. Friday and continuing through 5 p.m. Saturday."

The following streets will be closed or modified during the designated times:

East Grace Street between 3rd and 6th Street will be changed to a two-way traffic pattern from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

6th Street between Canal and Cary streets will be changed to a two-way traffic pattern from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

East Canal Street between 5th and 6th streets will be changed to a two –way traffic pattern from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Tredegar Street will be closed between Dominion Resources and 7th Street from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday.

Tredegar Street will be closed between 5th and 7th streets from 6 p.m. Friday through 5 p.m. Saturday. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday.

5th Street will be closed between Grace and Tredegar streets from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday.

Cary Street will be closed between 3rd and 12th streets from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Broad Street from Lombardy to Belvidere will be closed all day Saturday.

Broad Street (both eastbound and westbound) between 4th Street and the Boulevard will be closed from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Westbound traffic will be detoured north onto 11th Street and west on Leigh Street. No parking will be allowed from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on Sheppard Street, east on Marshall Street, north on the Boulevard, east on Leigh Street, south on 10th Street, east on Marshall Street, south on 12th Street back to Broad Street.

Grace Street from Allen Ave. to 4th Street will be closed from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grace Street will be closed between Boulevard and Allen Ave. from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. for the HCA Virginia 8K.

3rd Street will be closed from Broad to Main Street from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mulberry Street between Broad and Grace streets will be closed from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the HCA Virginia 8K. No parking will be allowed from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m.

East Franklin Street between 2nd and 6th streets will be closed from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. No parking will be allowed from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m.