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L.A. Marathon: Widespread street closures; traffic delays expected

March 20, 2011 |  3:00 am


The Los Angeles Marathon will bring widespread street closures to the city beginning early Sunday morning. The route extends from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica roughly along Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards.Virtualroute

Staggered street closures begin at 3:15 a.m. Sunday around the stadium and last from seven to nine hours along the route. For more information, check out the marathon's website.

The Los Angeles Times also has put together an interactive video of the Stadium to the Sea route.

Here are turn-by-turn route directions from the L.A. Marathon:

Start: Dodger Stadium
Starting at crosswalk at Lot G, follow road ½ way around stadium to Elysian Park Ave.
Elysian Park Ave.,             .35 mi
Left at Sunset,             .76 mi
Left on Broadway,         1.97 mi 
Right on Alpine,         2.25 mi
Right on Spring St.,        2.34 mi
Left on Cesar Chavez,        2.60 mi  
Right on Main Street,        2.65 mi
Left on 1st Street        3.08 mi
Right on Central,        3.40 mi
Right on 2nd Street,        3.50 mi
Right on Spring Street,        3.90 mi
Left on 1st Street        4.00 mi
Right on Grand Avenue,       4.28 mi
Left on Temple,        4.49 mi
Right on Edgeware (over 101 Fwy),      5.25 mi
Left on Bellevue,        5.30 mi
Right on Glendale,        5.77 mi
Left on Park,         6.15 mi
Left on Sunset Blvd.,        6.29 mi
Sunset Blvd., merge into Hollywood Blvd.,     8.46 mi
Left on Orange,       11.59 mi
Right on Sunset,       11.84 mi
Left on San Vicente,       14.47 mi
Right on Santa Monica Blvd.,      14.89 mi
Left on Doheny,       15.31 mi
Right on Burton (eastbound),      15.94 mi
Merge to Little Santa Monica,      16.48 mi
Left on Rodeo,        16.81 mi
Right on Wilshire,       17.05 mi
Left on Little Santa Monica,      17.54 mi
Merge to Big Santa Monica,      17.90 mi
Right on Sepulveda,       19.90 mi
Left on Ohio,        20.20 mi
Right on Sawtelle,       20.44 mi
Left on VA Ring Road,       20.55 mi
Left on Bonsalle,       21.10 mi
Left on Eisenhower,       21.30 mi
Exit VA at Bringham Avenue, and turn left    21.70 mi
Right on San Vicente,       21.75 mi
Cross to eastbound San Vicente at Montana,    22.23 mi
Left at Ocean Ave.       25.40 mi
Finish: Ocean Avenue & California    26.2 mi

--Mike Anton