Road closures for 2018 Long Island Marathon

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The 2018 Long Island Marathon will start on Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Uniondale, adjacent to the Nassau Coliseum at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 6.

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.

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All times listed are approximate:

• Charles Lindbergh Blvd - Closes at 5 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m. (Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

• Charles Lindbergh Blvd. - Closes at 7 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m. (Except above)

• Merrick Avenue - Closes at 7 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m. (North of Hempstead Turnpike)

• Old Country Road - Closes at 7:40 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m. (Post Ave. to School Street)

• School Street    - Closes at 7:40 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m. (Old Country Road to Railroad Ave.)

• Salisbury Park Drive - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 2 p.m.

• Railroad Avenue - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 10 a.m.

• Post Avenue - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 10:30 a.m. (Railroad Ave. to Jericho Turnpike)

• Jericho Turnpike (Eastbound only) - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 11 a.m. (Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Road). Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike will remain open throughout the day.

• Brush Hollow Road - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 11:30 a.m. Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open throughout the day.

• Carman Avenue    - Closes at 7:50 a.m., reopens at 3 p.m. (Old Country Rd. to Nottingham Rd.)

• Wantagh Parkway - Closes at 7 a.m., reopens at 3 p.m.

Other Closures:
• Northern State Parkway exits to Post Ave. and Wantagh Parkway will be closed at 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• All exits and entrance ramps to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• 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 northbound Park Blvd. turnaround at the golf course until 10 a.m.

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