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Street Closures for Sunday’s Historic Half

By Susan Larson

The three races of the Marine Corps Historic Half will impact traffic (map) in Fredericksburg, beginning at 5 a.m. on Sunday, May 18.  Each race begins at 7 a.m., in different locations. Roads will reopen as soon as the last runners pass each area of the courses.

The Marine Corps Historic Half starts adjacent to the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy.

The Historic 10K starts near the Quarles Petroleum Inc. parking lot at 1701 Fall Hill Ave.

The Semper Fred 5K begins at the Fredericksburg Shopping Center, located at the intersection of Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway and Fall Hill Avenue.

Race-day shuttles will operate continuously from 6:45 to 10:15 a.m. to transport spectators from the Walmart parking lot in Central Park, 1800 Carl D Silver Pkwy., to the intersection of George and Prince Edward Streets, which is near mile seven of the Historic Half course in downtown Fredericksburg.

Street Closures:

5 – 11 a.m.
Carl D. Silver Parkway (all lanes), from Fall Hill Avenue to Expo Center

5 – 11 a.m.
Traffic control point at Fall Hill Avenue and Carl D. Silver Parkway

6:30- 7:15 a.m.
Gordon W. Shelton Parkway from Carl D. Silver Parkway to Celebrate Virginia

6:30- 7:30 a.m.
Carl D. Silver Parkway southbound from Fall Hill Avenue to Cowan Boulevard

6:30 – 11 a.m.
Carl D. Silver Parkway northbound from Cowan Boulevard to Fall Hill Avenue

6:30 – 8 a.m.
Cowan Boulevard (eastbound) from Carl D. Silver Parkway to Keeneland Road

6:30- 8:05 a.m.
Woodland, Keeneland and Westwood Roads from Cowan Boulevard to Route 3

6:30- 8:10 a.m.
Route 3 (westbound lanes) from Westwood Road to William Street

6:30- 8:35 a.m.
William Street (westbound) from Blue/Gray Parkway to Sunken Road

6:30- 8:35 a.m.
Sunken Road northbound from William Street to Fitzhugh Street

6:30- 8:40 a.m.
Fitzhugh Street between Sunken Road and Franklin Street

6:30- 8:40 a.m.
Franklin Street between Fitzhugh and Madison Street

6:30- 8:40 a.m.
Madison Street between Franklin Street and Littlepage Street

6:30- 8:45 a.m.
Littlepage Street between Madison and Grove Avenue

6:30- 8:45 a.m.
Grove between Littlepage and Kenmore Avenue

6:30- 8:50 a.m.
Kenmore Avenue between Grove and William Street

6:30- 9 a.m.
William Street between Kenmore Avenue and Washington Avenue

6:30- 9:05 a.m.
Washington Avenue between William Street and Pelham Street

6:30- 9:10 a.m.
Maury Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue

6:30- 9:10 a.m.
Stuart Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue

6:30- 9:10 a.m.
Pelham Street from Washington Avenue to Charles Street

6:30- 9:10 a.m.
Fall Hill Avenue from Pelham Street to Prince Edward Street

6:30- 9:10 a.m.
Canal Road from Prince Edward Street to Charles Street

6:30- 9:20 a.m.
Prince Edward Street from Canal Road to William Street.
(Also the site of the Historic 10K start line)

6:30- 9:25 a.m.
Princess Anne Street between William and Charlotte Streets

6:30- 9:25 a.m.
Charlotte Street between Princess Anne and Caroline Streets

6:30- 9:50 a.m.
Caroline Street between Charlotte and Van Buren Streets

6:30- 9:45 a.m.
Amelia Street between Caroline and Sophia Streets

6:30- 9:45 a.m.
Sophia Street between Amelia and Pitt Streets

6:30- 10 a.m.
Riverside Drive from Woodford Street to Fall Hill Avenue

6:30-10:05 a.m.
Fall Hill Avenue from Riverside Drive to US Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway

6:30-10:15 a.m.
US Route 1 (southbound) from Fall Hill Avenue to Mary Washington Boulevard.
(Also the site of the Semper Fred 5K start line)

6:30-10:20 a.m.
Mary Washington Boulevard from Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway to Hospital Drive

6:30-10:30 a.m.
Hospital Drive from Mary Washington to Cowan Boulevards

6:30-10:50 a.m.
Cowan Boulevard (westbound) from Hospital Drive to Carl D. Silver Parkway

More Information: Marine Corps Historic Half

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