BROOKLINE – Town Administrator Mel Kleckner announces that several roads will be closed on Monday, Oct. 11, to accommodate the Boston Marathon.
Beacon Street will be closed to inbound traffic.
Additionally, the following areas will be closed to traffic:
- Chestnut Hill Ave at Clinton Road and Dean Road
- Washington Street at Park Street
- Harvard Street at Longwood Ave, Webster Place and Sewall Ave
- Saint Paul Street at Longwood Ave and Sewall Ave
- Sewall Ave at Marshall Street
Roads will close starting at 8 a.m. on the day of the race and are expected to reopen around 6:30 p.m. The Beacon Street area will be a tow zone beginning on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.
Residents are advised to plan ahead and seek alternative routes.
During the event, pedestrian crossing is only permitted on Beacon Street at Tappan, Webster and Hawes Street. Crossing is permitted only if it is not a danger or obstruction to runners. Crossing is not permitted from around noon to 2 p.m.
“We are thrilled to once again welcome runners from around the nation and world to the streets of Brookline for the Boston Marathon,” said Town Administrator Kleckner. “The safety of spectators and runners is our top priority, and we will have numerous safety officials and volunteers to ensure this. Whether you are cheering on runners or trying to get around town, we ask residents to be mindful of street closures and plan accordingly on the day of the race.”