Long Island Marathon Road Closures

LI MarathonStart 1The Nassau County Police Department advises the closure of the following roads on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, for the Long Island Marathon Weekend.



5K RACE STARTS 8:30 a.m.

All road closures are ultimately decided by the Nassau County Police Department.

Roads may be closed earlier, may remain closed longer, or may reopen sooner than the times posted here.

All times listed are approximate.

Road                                                         Closes                                 Reopens

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           8:00 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           7:30 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Except above)

Earle Ovington Blvd.                                 8:00 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Entire length)

Quentin Roosevelt Blvd                             7:30 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(South of Commercial Ave.)


Other Closures:

  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 7:45 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.





Road                                                        Closes                                  Reopens

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           5:00 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                           7:15 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Except above)

Merrick Avenue                                          7:30 A.M                               10:00 A.M.

(North of Hempstead Turnpike)

Old Country Road                                      7:40 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Post Ave. to School Street)

School Street                                                7:40 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

(Old Country Road to Railroad Ave.)

Salisbury Park Drive                                   7:50 A.M.                              10:30 A.M.

Railroad Avenue                                         7:50 A.M.                              10:00 A.M.

Post Avenue                                                 7:50 A.M.                              10:30 A.M.

(Railroad Ave. to Jericho Turnpike)

Jericho Turnpike *                                     7:50 A.M.                              11:00 A.M.

(Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Road)

Brush Hollow Road  **                              7:50 A.M.                              11:30 A.M.

Carman Avenue                                          7:50 A.M.                                 2:00 P.M.

(Old Country Rd. to Nottingham Rd.

Wantagh Parkway                                     7:50 A.M.                                 3:00 P.M.


Other Closures:

  • Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway will be closed.
  • All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed
  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 5 A.M. until 10 A.M.
  • Eisenhower Park’s Park Blvd. will not allow through traffic between 7:15 A.M and 10 A.M. The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to the park will be open throughout the day for Golf and Carltun guests, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10 A.M.


*    Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike will remain open

**  Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open

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