New York City

Street Closures for the 2016 New York City Marathon

About 50,000 runners are expected for the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, which snakes through all five boroughs. While runners trot through the course, others may have a harder time getting around town.

According to the city Department of Transportation, the following streets will be closed Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

Staten Island

  • Bay Street between Richmond Terrace and School Road
  • School Road between Bay Street and Staten Island Expressway


  • Dahlgren Place between Verrazano Bridge and 92nd Street (northbound)
  • 92nd Street between Dahlgren Place and Fourth Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue between 92nd Street and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue between Fourth and Lafayette avenues
  • Lafayette Avenue between Flatbush and Bedford avenues
  • Brooklyn Queens Expressway (southbound) between Verrazano Bridge and 79th Street
  • Seventh Avenue between 79th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • Seventh Avenue between 74th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • 74th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues
  • Sixth Avenue between 74th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • Bay Ridge Parkway between Fourth and Seventh avenues
  • 92nd Street between Gatling Place and Fort Hamilton Parkway
  • Fort Hamilton Parkway between 92nd and 94th streets
  • 94th Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Fourth Avenue (northbound)
  • Fourth Avenue between 94th Street and Flatbush Avenue (southbound)
  • Bedford Avenue between Lafayette and Nassau avenues
  • Nassau Avenue between Bedford Avenue/Lorimer Street and Manhattan Avenue
  • Manhattan Avenue between Nassau and Greenpoint avenues
  • Greenpoint Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard
  • McGuiness Boulevard between Greenpoint and 48th avenues
  • Pulaski Bridge (southbound)


  • Pulaski Bridge (southbound)
  • 48th Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard
  • Vernon Boulevard between 48th Avenue and 10th Street
  • 10th Street between Vernon Boulevard and 44th Drive
  • 44th Drive between 10th and Hunter streets
  • Hunter Street between 44th Drive and Crescent Street
  • Crescent Street between Hunter Street and Queens Plaza South
  • Queens Plaza South between Crescent and 23rd streets
  • 23rd Street between Queens Plaza South and Queens Plaza North
  • Queensboro Bridge (eastbound)


  • Queensboro Bridge (Vehicle Entrance Ramp eastbound)
  • East 59th Street between 59th Queensboro Bridge Ramp and First Avenue
  • First Avenue between East 59th Street and the Willis Avenue Bridge
  • Madison Avenue Bridge
  • Fifth Avenue between 124th and 138th streets
  • 124th Street between Madison Avenue and Mount Morris Park West
  • Mount Morris Park West between 120th and 124th streets
  • 120th Street between Mount Morris Park West and Fifth Avenue
  • Fifth Avenue between 90th and 120th streets
  • 90th Street between Fifth Avenue and East Drive (Central Park South-bound)
  • East Drive between 90th Street and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza between East Drive and Central Park South
  • Central Park South between Fifth Avenue and Columbus Circle/Eighth Avenue/Central Park West
  • Central Park Driveway/Eighth Avenue Approach to West Drive
  • West Drive between Eighth Avenue Approach and 96th Street Approach to West Drive
  • 96th Street Approach to West Drive
  • 67th Street Approach to West Drive 


  • Willis Avenue Bridge/Willis Avenue
  • East 135th Street between Willis and Alexander avenues
  • Alexander Avenue between East 135th and East 138th streets
  • East 138th Street between Alexander and Morris avenues
  • Morris Avenue between East 138th and East 140th streets
  • East 140th Street between Morris and Rider avenues
  • Rider Avenue between East 140th and East 138th streets
  • East 138th Street between Rider Avenue and Madison Avenue Bridge
  • Madison Avenue Bridge
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