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Don't Go There! We Map the Streets the Marathon Closes

We made our own darn map.

The 26th annual is running and rolling its way through the area Sunday, bringing with it street closures in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and, of course, Brentwood.

The street closures will take place as early as 3:15 a.m., with most streets expected to reopen by 3 p.m. The marathon begins at 6:55 a.m. for wheelchairs, 7 a.m. for hand cycles and 7:24 a.m. for all other participants.

The race starts at Dodger Stadium and finishes near the Santa Monica Pier.

Below are the planned street closures.

Roads closed in Brentwood are in boldface.

Street Closures for the 2011 L.A. Marathon

From 3:15 a.m. to 10:20 a.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Elysian Park Avenue between Dodger Stadium and Sunset Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard/Cesar Chavez Avenue between Douglas Street and Alameda Street (may be closed to Vignes Street if necessary)
  • Temple Street between Alameda Street and Glendale Boulevard
  • First Street between Alameda Street and Hope Street
  • Main Street between Second Street and Alameda Street
  • Spring Street between Cesar Chavez Avenue and Second Street
  • Broadway between Ord Street and Second Street
  • Hill Street between Ord Street and Second Street
  • Olive Street between Second Street and First Street
  • Grand Avenue between Second Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue
  • Figueroa Street between First Street and Alpine Street
  • Beaudry Avenue between First Street and Sunset Boulevard
  • East Edgeware Road between Temple Street and Bellevue Avenue
  • Bellevue Avenue between East Edgeware Road and Glendale Boulevard
  • Glendale Boulevard between Scott Avenue and Temple Street

Between 3:45 and 10:52 a.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Parkman Avenue between Glendale Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard between Echo Park Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard
  • Alvarado Street between Glendale Boulevard and Temple Street
  • Santa Monica Boulevard between Hoover Street and Sunset Boulevard
  • Griffith Park Boulevard between Effie Street and Sunset Boulevard
  • Fountain Avenue between Myra Avenue and Virgil Avenue
  • Hillhurst Avenue/Virgil Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Fountain Avenue (may be closed to Santa Monica Boulevard if necessary)
  • Sunset Boulevard between Vermont Avenue and Virgil Avenue

From 3:55 to 11:24 a.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Hollywood Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and La Brea Avenue
  • Vermont Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Normandie Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Western Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Wilton Place between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Bronson Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Gower Street between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Vine Street between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Cahuenga Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Franklin Avenue

From 4:05 a.m. to 12:12 p.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Highland Avenue between Santa Monica Boulevard and Franklin Avenue
  • Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Crescent Heights Boulevard
  • La Brea Avenue between Hollywood Boulevardand De Longpre Avenue
  • Fairfax Avenue between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard
  • Laurel Canyon Boulevard/Crescent Heights Boulevard between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard

From 4:20 a.m. to 1 p.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • North Doheny Drive between Beverly Boulevard and Burton Way 
  • Third Street between North Robertson Boulevard and North Doheny Drive
  • Burton Way between North Robertson Boulevard and North Doheny Drive

From 4:45 a.m. to 2:04 p.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Santa Monica Boulevard (north side of street—westbound direction only) between Moreno Drive and Sawtelle Boulevard
  • Beverly Glen Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard
  • Westwood Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard
  • Veteran Avenue between Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard
  • Sepulveda Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard (may be closed to Olympic Boulevard if necessary)
  • Cotner Avenue between Santa Monica Boulevard and Ohio Avenue
  • Ohio Avenue between Veteran Avenue and Corinth Avenue

From 5 a.m. to 2:52 p.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • San Vicente Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and Montana Avenue
  • San Vicente Boulevard (south side of street—eastbound direction only) between Montana Ave. and 26th Street
  • Barrington Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard
  • Montana Avenue between Bundy Drive and Barrington Avenue
  • Kenter Avenue/Bundy Drive between Sunset Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard

This report was compiled with information from the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and City News Service.

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