Major St. Louis road closures planned Sunday

Oct. 18, 2012

St. Louis, MO, will experience several important road closures Sunday, Oct. 21, in conjunction with the second annual TASK Rock ’n Roll St. Louis Marathon & Half Marathon. More than 16,000 runners are expected to participate to benefit a local charity for special needs kids.

Following is a list of closures:

  • Southbound Grand Blvd. between Laclede Ave. and Chouteau Ave.
  • Tower Grove Ave. from Manchester Ave. to Magnolia Ave.
  • Magnolia Ave. from Tower Grove Ave. to S. Grand Blvd.
  • Russell Blvd. from S Grand Blvd. to Mississippi Ave.
  • Market St. from 18th St. to Compton Ave.
  • Forest Park Ave. from Compton Ave. to Kingshighway Blvd.
  • Truman Parkway/18th St. from Park Ave. to Chestnut St.
  • 1-64 off ramps at 39B and 39A Market St. / 21st St.
  • Southbound Grand Blvd. between Laclede Ave. and Chouteau Ave.
  • Tower Grove Ave. from Manchester Ave. to Magnolia Ave.
  • Magnolia Ave. from Tower Grove Ave. to S. Grand Blvd.
  • Russell Blvd. from S Grand Blvd. to Mississippi Ave.

Most of the closures will be in effect from 6 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. and drivers should take alternate routes.

An interactive map of the race route and closed streets can be found at https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=208418134277265304707.0004c42c3843ffcc7af9a&msa=0.

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