Saturday Road Closures / Times Announced for Blue Ridge Marathon

On Saturday, April 13, there will be several street closures from 5:30 AM to 3:30 PM due to the “Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon” event. See street closures map here: 

These street closures include:

From 5:30 AM to 3:30 PM:

  • Bullitt Ave eastbound, between Parking Garage entrance and Jefferson Street
  • 1st Street SW, between Church Avenue and Day Avenue
  • Luck Avenue, between 1st Street SW and 2nd Street SW
  • Day Avenue, between Jefferson Street and 1st Street SW
  • Franklin Road, between Jefferson Street and 2nd Street SW
  • Jefferson Street, between Franklin Road and Elm Avenue

From 5:30 AM to 8:30 AM:

  • Jefferson Street, between Church Avenue and Franklin Road
  • Franklin Road, between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street

From 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM:

  • Walnut Avenue, between Hamilton Terrace to Sylvan Road
  • Walnut Ave Bridge westbound, between Jefferson Street and Hamilton Terrace

From 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM:

  • Jefferson Street northbound, between Elm Avenue and Williamson Road
  • Walnut Ave Bridge eastbound, between Jefferson Street and Hamilton Terrace

From 6:30 AM to 11:45:

  • J.B. Fishburn Parkway, between Walnut Avenue and Mill Mountain Spur Road (Mill Mountain Zoo will be open at noon)

From 6:30 AM to 2:00 PM

  • Elm Avenue, between Williamson Road and 1st Street SW
  • Jefferson Street southbound, between Elm Avenue and Williamson Road (including all side streets between Willamson Road and 1st Street)

From 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM:

  • Wiley Drive, between Franklin Road and Crystal Springs Avenue

From 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM:

  • 6th Street SW, between Day Avenue and Elm Avenue
  • Wasena Avenue, westbound, between 12th Street SW and Brighton Road
  • Jefferson Street the southbound curb lane, between Elm Avenue and Williamson Road (Two-way traffic will be maintained on Jefferson Street)

Due to this event, on-street parking may be temporarily restricted. All other parking garages and parking lots will remain accessible. For more information about the Blue Ridge Marathon visit:

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