Street Closures for the 2022 New York City Marathon – West Side Rag

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures related to the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. Street closures and parking restrictions are expected to cause traffic delays. The use of public transportation is highly recommended.

Beginning at midnight on Sunday, November 6th the upper level of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic. At approximately 7 a.m. rolling street closures will commence along the route in preparation for the marathon. Prior to taking their starting positions on Staten Island, runners will be screened and their bags inspected. The New York Road Runners has provided the participants with clear bags to expedite this process. Individuals who require event credentials and special access to secure areas, such as organizers, volunteers and other personnel, have been pre-screened in addition to the physical screening they will receive on Sunday.

Bag checks and magnetometer screenings will be conducted in the area of the finish line. Finish line spectators can help expedite, if not alleviate some of the security process, by leaving backpacks at home.

The start times are as follows:

• 8:00 a.m. Male Pro Wheelchair
• 8:02 a.m. Female Pro Wheelchair
• 8:22 a.m. AADW/AWD
• 8:25 a.m. Mastercard
• 8:40 a.m. Professional Women
• 9:05 a.m. Professional Men
• 9:10 a.m. Wave 1
• 9:45 a.m. Wave 2
• 10:20 a.m. Wave 3
• 10:55 a.m. Wave 4
• 11:30 a.m. Wave 5

To see a complete list of street closures for the marathon, click here.

Manhattan street closures are listed below.

  • 1st Avenue between 59th Street and Willis Avenue Bridge
  • Queensboro Bridge (Vehicle Entrance Ramp East-bound)
  • 59th Street between 1st Avenue & 2nd Avenue
  • Madison Avenue Bridge
  • Madison Avenue between 138th Street and 124th Street
  • 124th Street between Madison Avenue and Mount Morris Park West
  • 5th Avenue between 139th Street and 124th Street
  • Mount Morris Park West between 124th Street between 120th Street
  • 120th Street between Mount Morris Park West and 5th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 120th Street and 90th Street
  • 90th Street between 5th Ave and East Drive (Central Park South-bound)
  • East Drive between 90th Street and Central Park South
  • Central Park South between 5th Ave and 8th Ave (Central Park West)
  • Central Park Driveway
  • West Drive (To Finish at Tavern on the Green)

NYC Marathon Family Reunion Locations and Street Closures:

  • Central Park West between 59th Street and 81st Streets
  • Central Park West & Columbus Circle
  • Broadway between W. 77th & W. 81st Streets
  • 61st Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 62nd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 64th Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 65th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 66th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 67th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 68th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 69th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 70th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 71st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 72nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 73rd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 74th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 75th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 76th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 85th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • Columbus Avenue between 85th Street and Broadway

Note:  Managed access for residents and businesses.

Addition: TimeOut estimates that streets will be closed until at least 7:30 p.m.

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