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Street Closures in Little Rock for Marathon

Many streets will be closed for part of the day to create a safe environment for participants and spectators.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – More than 15,000 athletes and 40,000 spectators will take to the streets on Sunday, March 2nd for the Little Rock Marathon, presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and many of those streets will be closed for part of the day to create a safe environment for participants both on and off the course.

“These closures provide a safe environment for runners and spectators, as well as the least amount of inconvenience to residents and businesses in our community,” said Gina Marchese Pharis, Co-Executive Director of the Little Rock Marathon. “We appreciate the support from everyone who makes this epic event possible.”

The following times and locations for street closures are listed below:


Thursday, February 27, 2014
7 am – 9 pm Right Lane Closure La Harpe Blvd from State St. to Convention Center

Friday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3, 2014

7:00 am – 9:00 am President Clinton from River Market Ave to Ferry St.


Saturday, March 1, 2014 - Closure

5:00 am La Harpe WB from Cumberland/President Clinton to Cross

5:00 am President Clinton at Cumberland to include Rock, River Market St., Sherman & Ferry all at 2nd St

5:00 am 2nd & Cumberland (Close I-30 off ramp and Detour to 2nd St Ramp)

5:00 am Close off ramp from Broadway Bridge to La Harpe WB

5:00 am EB La Harpe at State

5:00 am La Harpe at Cross EB Detour to Cross St.

6:00 am 3rd at Broadway, close NB lane East side (5K is turning N on Broadway at 3rd) Right lane closure

6:00 am Chester at Markham NB & SB (5K runs NB on Chester to LaHarpe)

6:00 am State at Markham NB

6:00 am 3rd & Cumberland to La Harpe NB & SB

9:00 am EB Markham at Scott

9:45 am I- 30 EB off ramp to 2nd St (Kids Marathon) LPPD Vehicle

9:45 am I-30 WB off ramp to 2nd St.(Kids Marathon) LRPD Vehicle



Saturday, March 1, 2014 – Reopening

10:45 am I- 30 EB off ramp to 2nd St.

10:45 am I-30 WB off ramp to 2nd St.

12:30 pm LaHarpe EB & WB

12:30 pm Broadway Bridge to LaHarpe WB
12:30 pm EB Markham at Scott to River Market St.

12:30 pm Cumberland to 2nd St.

12:30 pm Chester at Markham NB & SB
12:30 pm State at Markham NB & SB


Sunday, March 2, 2014 – Closure

4:00 am EB LaHarpe at State

4:00 am LaHarpe WB from President Clinton to Cross

4:00 am President Clinton to include Rock, River Market St, Sherman, Ferry at 2nd St.

Rock & 2nd, place type 3 barricade on Rock so they can access parking lot and garage

4:00 am President Clinton to include Cumberland WB and one lane of SB (east side close) up to Scott

St. WB leaving South lane EB open to Cumberland to allow access to I-30

4:00 am 3rd & Cumberland to La Harpe NB & SB

4:00 am 4th & Broadway NB

4:00 am 2nd & Cumberland (Close I-30 off ramp and Detour to 2nd St Ramp)

4:00 am Chester at Markham EB & WB

4:00 am North St at La Harpe

4:00 am Markham at State EB & WB of Intersection

4:00 am Close off ramp from Broadway Bridge to La Harpe WB

4:00 am La Harpe at Cross EB Detour to Cross St.

4:00 am North St. WB at LaHarpe

5:00 am Cantrell Hill inside lane all the way to Lookout Road. (Right Lane Closure)


Sunday, March 2, 2014 – Reopening

Roads open up as participants go through the course. The entire course should be open for traffic at approximately 3 pm.

Marathon officials have posted comprehensive information about street closures and fully detailed course maps, click here to view them.
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