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Prepare for these 10 streets to be blocked off for Chevron Houston Marathon

Prepare for 10 streets to be blocked off for Chevron Houston Marathon

Chevron Houston Marathon
Many Inner Loop streets will be closed for the annual marathon.  Photo courtesy of Chevron Houston Marathon

The Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Half Marathon take place Sunday, January 20. Locals planning to get behind the wheel should make sure their routes are not blocked off. Several major streets around the Houston area will be closed for the full or half marathons.

Streets close at 6 am and re-open gradually as runners finish the race. Most streets are expected to be open by 2 pm. The following streets are some of the most heavily traveled corridors in Houston affected by the race:

- Washington from Congress to Waugh (all lanes except one westbound curb lane from Franklin to Houston, and one eastbound curb lane from Studemont to Sawyer)

- West Gray/Inwood from Waugh to Kirby

- Kirby (northbound from Inwood to San Felipe, and southbound from San Felipe to Bissonnet

- Post Oak northbound from Richmond to San Felipe

- Memorial (westbound from Chimney Rock to 610, and eastbound from 610 to Shepherd)

- Allen Parkway from Shepherd to Bagby

- Montrose from Bissonnet to Main/Mecom Fountain

- Montrose (southbound from Bissonnet to Dallas, and northbound from Dallas to Allen Parkway)

- Avenida de las Americas from Polk to Rusk

- Congress from Crawford to Smith

- Smith from Congress to Franklin

For a faster way to get around town, use the freeway system rather than surface streets. Visit the official marathon site for a complete list of street closures.


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