Saturday, October 3, 2009

Traffic Advisories for Army Ten Miler Race Sunday

The weather looks amazing for the Army Ten Miler Race tomorrow at the Pentagon. Here are some traffic advisories and road closers via AlertDC:
  • I-95/395 HOV SCHEDULE CHANGE, CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND Lanes will reverse a day later to accommodate Army Ten-Miler
  • CHANTILLY – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will delay reversing the I-95/395 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes this weekend for the annual Army Ten-Miler race Sunday in Arlington and Washington, D.C.

    The HOV lanes will remain open to all motorists southbound from 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. The lanes will close to all traffic at 1 p.m. and reopen northbound to all motorists at 3 p.m. (The lanes are usually open southbound until 2 p.m. Saturdays, reopening northbound at 4 p.m.).

  • The following ramps will also be closed for the race from 5:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday (or until the course is cleared):

    I-395 North mainline to Route 27 North/Route 110 South (Exit 8B)

    I-395 North mainline ramp to northbound express lane

    I-395 South mainline to South Parking (Eads Street) (Exit 8A)

    I-395 South HOV ramp to South Parking (Eads Street)

    Washington Boulevard to Route 27

  • This is to advise the public that from 8 am until approximately 11 am on Sunday, October 4, 2009, streets in the downtown area of Washington, DC will be affected by the 25th Annual Army Ten-Miler.
  • This race is scheduled to begin at 8 am along Washington Boulevard (Route 27) in Arlington, Virginia and proceed across the Arlington Memorial Bridge into the District of Columbia. Once the race enters the District, the runners will take the following route before ending the race again in Arlington, Virginia:
• Crossing the Arlington Memorial Bridge around Lincoln Circle to Henry Bacon Drive
• East on Constitution Avenue, NW
• North on 19th Street, NW
• West on Virginia Avenue, NW
• South on Rock Creek Parkway , NW to Ohio Drive, SW
• East on Independence Avenue, SW (runners taking the westbound side)
• North on 3rd Street, SW
• East on Constitution Avenue, NW
• South on 1st Street, NW , Crossing Peace Circle and Garfield Circle
• West on Independence Avenue, SW (runners staying on the left side)
• South on 14th Street, NW to Interstate 395 (HOV Northbound Lane)
• Interstate 395 (HOV Northbound Lane) to the Eads Street Exit Ramp
• Ending at S. Eads Street and Rotary Road in Arlington Virginia (Pentagon South Parking Lot)