St. Louis: Road Closures
During event weekend I-64 eastbound will be open, one lane will be closed, but the other lanes will remain open. Westbound I-64 will be open. Eastbound I-64 exit/off ramps for 6th and 11 th Street will be open throughout race weekend, the 14th Street off-ramp will be open after 5:30 am on Sunday. All I-64 westbound ramps will be open except 39A Market/20th Street and 38B Market Street.
Fans heading to the Rams game should NOT use the Jefferson Ave exits from I-64. Use I-64 West to the Stadium exit or I-64 east to the 6th or 11th Street exits. Alternately use any of the downtown exits from I-70. All road closures near the Dome will be over after 8:30 am. For those arriving prior to 8:30 am use I-70 exits only.
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Be Aware. Plan Ahead.
Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the race course.
- The TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon & 1/2 Marathon will bring more than 20,000 runners and walkers to St. Louis, in addition to thousands of spectators, family and friends.
- To get the most out of your weekend and minimize stress, be aware of the road closures in your area and plan ahead for an alternate route or added travel time.
- Join the festivities! St. Louis residents are encouraged to visit the free Health & Fitness Expo at the America’s Center, volunteer during race weekend and/or line the course to cheer runners.
Interactive Road Closure Map
This map outlines the road closures, highlights alternate routes and provides access information for popular destinations which will be affected by road closures during the race. Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day. To request assistance with alternate directions please use our community contact form.
Most road closures and detours will be in effect on Sunday between the hours of 6:00 am and 2:45 pm. starting at 6:00 am, Police and event personnel will implement a soft closure along the entire race course, this closure is rolling with roads later in the close closing 1 hour prior to the first runner. The full and half marathon races will start at 7:00 am, and streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. Streets along the earlier miles of the route will open earlier than roads along the end of the route. Please review the course map and road closure grid for more information. Residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes.
Streets along the race course will be marked with No Parking signs. Vehicles in violation of these posted signs will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense. View a complete list of locations.
Metro Transit Detours
On Sunday, October 21, several Metro Transit routes will be on detour. For more details, visit www.metrostlouis.org or contact the Metro Transit – St. Louis office at (314) 231-2345.
St. Louis Union Station Access
St. Louis Union Station will be open during the race official hours are 10 am to 9 pm but the doors open at 8 am as many restaurants open for breakfast and Hard Rock Café and Landry’s stay open later. Parking access will be closed between 6:30 am and 11:30 am. After 11:30 am use 18th Street for access into St. Louis Union Station, either travel west on Clark Avenue to 18th Street, turn left on 18th and continue to lot entrance or north on 18th to the parking lot entrance. After 2:30 pm access to parking lots from 20th Street across Market Street will be open. Market Street will be reopened by 3:00 pm.
If you are coming to run the race parking at St. Louis Union Station could be the perfect option for you! You can take advantage of food and service options in St. Louis Union Station prior to the race or after you complete your 13.1 or 26.2 mile journey and leave when the roads have reopened, after 11:30 am.
Alternate Parking – Several lots across downtown are good options for parking, consult the downtown St. Louis Parking Map for options. Close lots on the map include number # 103 – Scottrade and #110- 18th Street Garage.
Pedestrian Access – Crossing points will be provided at 20th Street and Market Street and 18th Street and Clark, look for signs and security staff. Wait for a gap between runners and cross the course for access to St. Louis Union Station.
Take the Metro – To avoid parking and traffic hassles take the Metro and exit at the St. Louis Union Station stop for fast and easy access. Check the Metro website for schedules and trip planning.
Bus parking – Buses coming to St. Louis Union Station between 6:30 am and 11:30 am on race day should park on Olive Street between 20th Street and 21st Street. This section of street is marked “No Parking” but buses will be allowed to park here without penalty. After 11:30 am use 18th Street for access into St. Louis Union Station, either travel west on Clark Avenue to 18th Street, turn left on 18th and continue to traffic light, turn right into lot entrance. Alternately travel north on 18th Street, after passing under I-64 take first left at the traffic light into St. Louis Union Station parking.
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